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Robert Bresson

Film Director, Author (25-Sep-1901 — 18-Dec-1999)


Amédée Ayfre. The Films of Robert Bresson. Praeger. 1970. 143pp.

Ian Alexander Cameron. The Films of Robert Bresson. Studio Vista. 1969. 128pp.

Joseph E. Cunneen. Robert Bresson: A Spiritual Style in Film. Continuum International Publishing Group. 2004. 199pp.

Beth Kathryn Curran. Touching God: The Novels of Georges Bernanos in the Films of Robert Bresson. P. Lang. 2006. 124pp.

Lindley Hanlon. Fragments: Bresson's Film Style. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 1986. 240pp.

James Quandt (editor). Robert Bresson. Indiana University Press. 1998. 612pp. Essays.

Keith Reader. Robert Bresson. Manchester University Press. 2000. 166pp.

Paul Schrader. Transcendental Style in Film: Ozu, Bresson, Dreyer. University of California Press. 1972. 194pp.

Jane Sloan. Robert Bresson: A Guide to References and Resources. G. K. Hall. 1983. 231pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.100)

  6. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.179)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.95)

  8. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.222)

  9. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.74)

  10. Current Biography, 1971 Yearbook (pp.60-63)

  11. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.44)

  12. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.78)

  13. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.105-06)

  14. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.134)

  15. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.102-03)

  16. The St. James Encyclopedia of Film Directors (pp.59-61)

  17. International Who's Who 1960 (p.116)

  18. Legends in Their Own Time (p.32)

  19. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.85)

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