Wednesday, March 26, 2008

robert bresson, léonce-henri burel, cinematographer

robert bresson, procès de jeanne d'arc 1962
opening sequence (single shot, 1 minute 15 seconds)

cinematography by léonce-henri burel (1892-1977) *
burel worked with directors including abel gance, jacques feyder, jean renoir, and robert bresson.

robert bresson & léonce-henri burel:
-journal d'un curé de campagne 1951
-un condamné à mort s'est échappé ou le vent souffle où il veut 1956
-pickpocket 1959
-procès de jeanne d'arc 1962


the art of memory said...

rest in peace: richard widmark

hhhaaaooonnn said...

I can't help but connect the first 5 images to Robert Motherwell...his "Elegy" series in particular.

((Long-time lurking admirer of your blog.
Thank you.))

the art of memory said...

indeed, and plato's cave.
thanks for lurking.

hhhaaaooonnn said...

maybe "Lyric Suite"?
and the 'Iberian' paintings.
Impressive expression, freedom of form.