March 5, 2014

The above texts are excerpts from a questionnaire appearing in Film: Book 2, Films of Peace and War, edited by Robert Hughes (available here). Besides Bresson, Fuller, Renoir, Godard, Truffaut, and critics Noel Burch, Marshall McLuan, and Guido Aristarco, all quoted above, the other respondents were: Claude Autant-Lara, Andre Cayatte, Sergei Gerasimov, Richard Griffith, Alexander Hammid, Kurt Hoffman, Stanley Kaufmann, Stanley Kramer, Len Lye, Roger Manvell, Louis Marcorelles, Arthur Miller, Robert Osborn, Gian-Luigi Polidoro, Tony Richardson, Dore Schary, George Stoney, Archer Winsten, Robert Wise, and Paul Goodman. 



Nyron said...

Great post. Renoir's response is almost a reminder of how sadly inherent war is to man's progress, concurring with Bresson's point. Wonder what Jancso's thoughts are on this?

k said...

I rather tell thee what is to be fear'd
Than what I fear; for always I am Caesar.