Robert Bresson’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

September 25, 1901

Death Date

Dec 18, 1999

Age of Death

98 years

Cause of Death




The director Robert Bresson died at the age of 98. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

French film director of Diary of a Country Priest from 1951.

His second marriage was to Marie-Madeleine van der Mersch.



In the NUDE, all that is not beautiful is obscene.


When you do not know what you are doing and what you are doing is the best – that is inspiration.


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


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.


Cinema, radio, television, magazines are a school of inattention: people look without seeing, listen in without hearing.