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Robert Bresson

Age: 98

iconoclastic French film director and screenwriter known for his austere, spiritual films that often dealt with redemption and were driven by emotion rather than dialogue or plot development. His films include Angels of the Streets (1943), Diary of a Country Priest (1950), and Pickpocket (1959).

Died: Droué-sur-Drouette, December 18, 1999

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