11 Total Quotes

Robert Bresson Quotes

The most ordinary word, when put into place, suddenly acquires brilliance. That is the brilliance with which your images must shine.
Robert Bresson
#French Director

Cinema, radio, television, magazines are a school of inattention: people look without seeing, listen in without hearing.
Robert Bresson
#French Director #Cinema

The true is inimitable, the false untransformable.
Robert Bresson
#Originality

Make visible what, without you, might perhaps never have been seen.
Robert Bresson
#French Director

An old thing becomes new if you detach it from what usually surrounds it.
Robert Bresson
#French Director

In the NUDE, all that is not beautiful is obscene.
Robert Bresson
#French Director

My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water.
Robert Bresson
#French Director

Films can only be made by by-passing the will of those who appear in them, using not what they do, but what they are.
Robert Bresson
#French Director

Model. Two mobile eyes in a mobile head, itself on a mobile body.
Robert Bresson
#French Director

When you do not know what you are doing and what you are doing is the best - that is inspiration.
Robert Bresson
#French Director