42 wins & 17 nominations.
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(scenario & adaptation and dialogue)
Author of the book "Notes sur le cinématographe" (Editions Gallimard, Paris).
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| Marie-Élisabeth Bresson
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I think that in other films' actors speak as if they were on stage. As a result, the audience is used to theatrical inflections. That makes my non-actors appear unique, and thus, they seem to be speaking in a single new way. I want the essence of my films to be not the words my people say or even the gestures they perform, but what these words and gestures provoke in them. What I tell them to do ...
His early artistic focus was to separate the language of cinema from that of the theater, which often relies heavily upon the actor's performance to drive the work.
Always cast non-actors or (as he called them) "models" to give the characters an impassive, naturalist feel