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Apocalypse Now

Joseph Cunneen

Joseph Cunneen is co-founder of the international quarterly Cross Currents where he was also editor for nearly half a century. He has published studies on the film makers Kieslowski, Rohmer, Tarkovsky, and Bresson, and has contributed articles on religious and cultural issues to such journals as America, Commonweal, Esprit, Midstream, and The Nation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Bresson : A Spiritual Style in Film

Continuum, 2003

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...“of all my films,” bresson concedes, the devil probably (1977) is “the most ghastly. But none of them are despairing.”Robert Bresson, Cinématographie, no. 29 (July-August 1977). A courageous indictment of the forces in contemporary society...

The Education of a Romantic

Joseph Cunneen

Joseph Cunneen is co-founder of the international quarterly Cross Currents where he was also editor for nearly half a century. He has published studies on the film makers Kieslowski, Rohmer, Tarkovsky, and Bresson, and has contributed articles on religious and cultural issues to such journals as America, Commonweal, Esprit, Midstream, and The Nation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Bresson : A Spiritual Style in Film

Continuum, 2003

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...bresson returned to dostoevsky for the source of his next film, Four Nights of a Dreamer, this time choosing “White Nights,” a short story very different in tone from A Gentle Woman. The latter was published in 1876, in his Diary...

The Spirit Blows through Prison

Joseph Cunneen

Joseph Cunneen is co-founder of the international quarterly Cross Currents where he was also editor for nearly half a century. He has published studies on the film makers Kieslowski, Rohmer, Tarkovsky, and Bresson, and has contributed articles on religious and cultural issues to such journals as America, Commonweal, Esprit, Midstream, and The Nation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Bresson : A Spiritual Style in Film

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...a man escaped (1956), bresson’s next movie, demonstrates that the “spiritual” aspect of his work is due more to style than subject matter. (Its more precise French title, Un condamné à mort s’est échappé, would translate as A Man Condemned...

Images in a Certain Order

Joseph Cunneen

Joseph Cunneen is co-founder of the international quarterly Cross Currents where he was also editor for nearly half a century. He has published studies on the film makers Kieslowski, Rohmer, Tarkovsky, and Bresson, and has contributed articles on religious and cultural issues to such journals as America, Commonweal, Esprit, Midstream, and The Nation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Bresson : A Spiritual Style in Film

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...now that we have looked-however briefly-at bresson’s films, what remains except to urge you to see them, if possible more than once? You will probably discover many things I missed or failed to point out because I thought they were already...

“All Is Grace”

Joseph Cunneen

Joseph Cunneen is co-founder of the international quarterly Cross Currents where he was also editor for nearly half a century. He has published studies on the film makers Kieslowski, Rohmer, Tarkovsky, and Bresson, and has contributed articles on religious and cultural issues to such journals as America, Commonweal, Esprit, Midstream, and The Nation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Bresson : A Spiritual Style in Film

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...bresson’s next project, the adaptation of bernanos’s great novel Journal d’un curé de campagne (Diary of a Country Priest), was a major step in the discovery of his own approach to cinema. Instead of being a studio production, it was shot...

The Donkey as Witness

Joseph Cunneen

Joseph Cunneen is co-founder of the international quarterly Cross Currents where he was also editor for nearly half a century. He has published studies on the film makers Kieslowski, Rohmer, Tarkovsky, and Bresson, and has contributed articles on religious and cultural issues to such journals as America, Commonweal, Esprit, Midstream, and The Nation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...the central character of bresson’s next movie, Au hasard Balthasar, is a donkey. Shot in a village in the foothills of the Pyrenees, it is filled with memories of the director’s own childhood. Bresson called Balthasar “the freest film I...

The Purity of Rebellion

Joseph Cunneen

Joseph Cunneen is co-founder of the international quarterly Cross Currents where he was also editor for nearly half a century. He has published studies on the film makers Kieslowski, Rohmer, Tarkovsky, and Bresson, and has contributed articles on religious and cultural issues to such journals as America, Commonweal, Esprit, Midstream, and The Nation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Bresson : A Spiritual Style in Film

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...shooting on bresson’s next film, mouchette, based on Georges Bernanos’s novella, began only a few months after Balthasar; it was released in 1967. Though less ambitious than Diary of a Country Priest, Nouvelle Histoire de Mouchette...

A Murderous Rage for Money

Joseph Cunneen

Joseph Cunneen is co-founder of the international quarterly Cross Currents where he was also editor for nearly half a century. He has published studies on the film makers Kieslowski, Rohmer, Tarkovsky, and Bresson, and has contributed articles on religious and cultural issues to such journals as America, Commonweal, Esprit, Midstream, and The Nation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...though bresson is not a political artist, and his films do not mirror the lives of the poor or of the many immigrants who have settled in Paris in recent years, the deadly centrality of money in contemporary culture is a constant theme...

A Ballet of Hands

Joseph Cunneen

Joseph Cunneen is co-founder of the international quarterly Cross Currents where he was also editor for nearly half a century. He has published studies on the film makers Kieslowski, Rohmer, Tarkovsky, and Bresson, and has contributed articles on religious and cultural issues to such journals as America, Commonweal, Esprit, Midstream, and The Nation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Bresson : A Spiritual Style in Film

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...“pickpocket is robert bresson’s first film,” says french director Louis Malle. “Those that he made before were only rough sketches. … Its release is one of the four or five great dates in the history of cinema.” Even Bresson’s admirers had...

Marriage without Communication

Joseph Cunneen

Joseph Cunneen is co-founder of the international quarterly Cross Currents where he was also editor for nearly half a century. He has published studies on the film makers Kieslowski, Rohmer, Tarkovsky, and Bresson, and has contributed articles on religious and cultural issues to such journals as America, Commonweal, Esprit, Midstream, and The Nation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Bresson : A Spiritual Style in Film

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...at first glance it would seem surprising that dostoevsky was one of Bresson’s favorite authors. The Russian’s multiplicity of plots, the rapid mood swings of his characters, and the long, passionate dialogues between them seem alien...