Robert Bresson

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Robert Bresson
Born(1901-09-25)25 September 1901
Died18 December 1999(1999-12-18) (aged 98)
Paris, France
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Years active1933–1983
Spouse(s)Leidia van der Zee (m.1926)
Marie-Madeleine van der Mersch

Robert Bresson (French: [ʁɔbɛʁ bʁɛsɔ̃]; 25 September 1901 – 18 December 1999)[1] was a French movie director.

His works A Man Escaped (1956),[2] Pickpocket (1959)[3] and Au hasard Balthazar (1966)[4] were ranked among the 100 greatest movies ever made.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Robert Bresson". Les Gens du Cinéma (in French). 28 July 2004. Retrieved 19 February 2014. This site uses Bresson's birth certificate as its source of information.
  2. "Votes for A Man Escaped (1956)". British Film Institute. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  3. "Critics' Top 100". British Film Institute. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  4. "Votes for Au hasard Balthazar (1966)". British Film Institute. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  5. Godard, Jean-Luc (1972-06-27). Godard on Godard; critical writings [This comment on Bresson was taken from a special issue of Cahiers du Cinéma]. Viking Press. p. 47.