Cartier Bresson’s Century

Format: 1 X 52'
Author: Pierre Assouline

Synopsis

Few have revolutionized photography as much as French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson has. The father of modern photojournalism, who died ten years ago, contributed spreading the “street photography” or “life reportage”, a style that influenced generations of photographers. In this documentary, he narrates the crucial moments of his life, such as his meeting with Ghandi, while his shots illustrate his work.

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Copyright

(c) Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum, courtesy Fondation HCB

Highlights

– Official Selection at FIFA Canada

Sales

Broadcasters: TVE in Spain, ARTE and Ciné+ in France among others

Others

Coproducers: Cinétévé, ARTE France, INA, Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson

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