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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.

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Robert Bresson (September 25, 1901December 18, 1999) was a French film director well known for his mastery of minimalist film-making. He has influenced a number of other film-makers, including Jim Jarmusch and Paul Schrader, whose book Transcendental Style in Film: Ozu, Bresson, Dreyer (ISBN 0306803356) includes a detailed critical analysis.

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