Andre Bazin

Profession : Critic ,Theorist
Nationality : French
Birth : 18th April, 1918
Death : 11th November, 1958
About : André Bazin was born in Angers, France. He was a renowned and influential French film critic and film theorist. Bazin started to write about film in 1943 and was a co-founder of the renowned film magazine Cahiers du cinéma in 1951, along with Jacques Doniol-Valcroze and Joseph-Marie Lo Duca. Bazin was a major force in post-World War II film studies and criticism.

Andre Bazin Quotes

Photography does not create eternity, as art does; it embalms time, rescuing it simply from its proper corruption.
The “Western” is the only genre whose origins are almost identical with those of the cinema itself.

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Anger and hatred lead to fear; compassion and concern for others allow us to develop self-confidence, which breeds trust and friendship.

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