The Invention of Robert Bresson: The Auteur and His Market

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Note: Page numbers followed by f indicate a figure.
actor as model (modèle) (Bresson), 18, 150–51, 170, 175, 186
adaptation, 8, 22, 24, 98–101, 126–30; craze, 110; faithfulness/fidelity and, 21, 89, 97, 110, 111–112 113–14, 117, 126–27, 131, 220; typologies of, 110– 11, 127–29
Les affaires publiques (Bresson), 8, 12, 15, 16, 33, 50–54, 162; acting style in, 170; collaboration and, 67; comedy in, 56, 57; commercial failure of, 58; editing of, 62–63n89; music 54–55, 56, 62n79 (see also Wiéner, Jean); ritual in 216; sound gag in, 55
Affron, Mirella Jona, 17–18
L’âge d’or (Buñuel), 16, 35, 38, 70; censorship of, 35, 50 (see also Âge d’or Affair)
Âge d’or Affair, 35, 38
Agel, Henri, 5, 110, 126–27
Agostini, Philippe, 16, 75, 135n98, 157, 159, 161, 172–74, 176, 180, 191n77
Alexéieff, Alexandre, 38–39, 70
Allégret, Yves, 39
Alpers, Svetlana, 20, 139
Andrew, Dudley, 73, 114–15, 202
Les anges du péché (Bresson), 4, 8, 9, 27n35, 65, 71, 76, 106, 114, 122, 148, 174; acting in 171–72, 176; aesthetics of, 154–58, 161–62, 164, 166–67, 171f, 172, 173f; production of, 67–68
Anouilh, Jean, 35, 38
Apollinaire, Guillaume, 8, 35, 46, 77, 91n73
Aragon, Louis, 46
Arbois, Janick, 119, 125–26, 200
Arc-Films, 16, 34, 48–51, 57–59, 64
L’argent (Bresson), 10, 24, 237n100; as adaptation, 138; color design in, 211; funding of, 28n54, 87
Arkell, Marie-Monique, 176, 192n100
L’arrivée du train à La Ciotat (Lumière), 103–104
Astre, Georges-Albert, 101
Astruc, Alexandre, 66, 70–71, 74, 79; camérastylo, 86, 101
attribution, 122, 123
Audry, Colette, 101–103, 106
Augustine (Saint), 5
Au hasard Balthazar (Bresson), 9, 28n45, 62n79, 243; funding, 87–88; narrative threads in 217– 19; rhythm in, 216–17, 224
Aurenche, Jean, 19, 34–39, 49, 82, 99, 121, 135n112; adaptation of Journal d’un curé campagne, 114–17, 118; Bresson and, 18, 34, 37, 39, 47, 49, 58, 59n3, 241; film d’entracte (intermission film) work of, 37–39; memoir, 59n3; Les pirates du Rhône, 162
Aurenche, Marie-Berthe, 36
Auric, Georges, 35, 36, 53, 54
Auriol, Jean-George, 71, 81
Autant-Lara, Claude, 35, 82, 84, 86
auteur, 1, 3, 11, 13–14, 21, 25n1; avant-garde/ vanguard, 33–34; as cause célèbre, 24, 76, 79; market and, 23; as social actor, 13–14. See also politique des auteurs
auteur cinema (cinéma d’auteur), 2–3, 16, 19, 21, 70, 74, 76–77, 79, 83–85, 88, 145, 195–96, 242; as cause célèbre, 17; collaboration and, 1; vanguard, 24, 65, 71, 87
auteurism, 1, 25–26n1, 46, 51
auteur studies, 3
author, 12, 129; death of, 25–26n1; function, 25n1, 240; omniscient, 104. See also Foucault, Michel
avance sur recettes (advance on receipts) law, 28n51, 28n54, 87
avant-garde, 130; Bresson and, 16–17, 23, 33–35, 36, 39–40, 45, 50, 55, 64, 65, 73, 88, 130–31, 138, 175, 207, 239, 241–42; cinematic, 16, 35; content, 79; formalism and, 78–80; in Hollywood, 73; interwar, 33, 38–39, 195, 239, 241; narrative, 2, 25, 66; new (nouvelle avant-garde), 17, 66, 69–71, 73–74, 79, 88, 98–100, 142, 175, 187–88; nonnarrative, 207; Objectif 49 and, 65–66; popular, 66, 73–74, 84; postwar, 33, 88, 207, 241–42; realist, 143; silent era, 194, 196
Ayfre, Amédée, 2, 5
Bachelard, Gaston, 203
Badiou, Alain, 6,

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