Bresson, Robert


Bresson, Robert
(September 25, 1901, Bromont-Lamothe, Puy-de-Dôme, France - December 18, 1999, Paris, France)
   Born in the castle of Bromont-Lamothe, he graduated with a Latin-Greek-philosophy high school diploma and turned a painter and then a photographer before writing gags for commercials. He also was dialogue author (1933 C'était un Musicien, Maurice Gleize), co-screenwriter (1936 Les Jumeaux de Brighton, Claude Heymann; 1937 Courrier-Sud, also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, Pierre Billon), and assistant director (1938 La Vierge folle, Henri Diamant-Berger). His first movie was a comical medium-length in which starred the clown Béby. Book: 1975 Notes sur le Cinématographe (Editions Gallimard).
 Filmography
1934 ◘ Les Affaires publiques (short; also screenwriter)
1943 ◘ Les Anges du Péché / UK and USA: Angels of the Streets (also co-screenwriter)
1945 ◘ Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne / USA: Ladies of the Park / The Ladies of the Bois de Boulogne (also screenwriter, adapter)
1951 ◘ Journal d'un Curé de Campagne / USA: Diary of a Country Priest (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)
1956 ◘ Un Condamné à Mort s'est échappé / Un Condamné à Mort s'est échappé ou Le Vent souf­fle où il veut / USA: A Man Escaped / A Man Escaped or: The Wind Bloweth Where It Listeth (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)
1959 ◘ Pickpocket (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)
1962 ◘ Le Procès de Jeanne d'Arc / UK and USA: Trial of Joan of Arc (also screenwriter, dialogist)
        ◘ Au Hasard Balthazar / Min van Balthazar / USA: Balthazar (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist; France / Sweden)
        ◘ Mouchette(also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)
1969 ◘ Une Femme douce / UK: A Gentle Creature / USA: A Gentle Woman (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)
1971 ◘ Quatre Nuits d'un Rêveur / USA: Four Nights of a Dreamer (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist; France / Italy)
1974 ◘ Lancelot du Lac / Lancillotto e Ginevra / UK: The Grail / USA: Lancelot of the Lake (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist; France / Italy)
1977 ◘ Le Diable probablement / UK and USA: The Devil Probably (also screenwriter, dialogist)
1983 ◘ L'Argent / UK and USA: Money (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist; France / Switzer­land)

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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