The 70th Issue | 15th year | Nov – Dec 2018

Introduction to the 70th Issue

C&A Autumn issue is focused on renowned French director, Robert Bresson .

Creating his individual world and a unique personal style, has given Bresson the rank of an outstanding filmmaker, being an inspiration to so many of his subsequent directors. A translation by Saleh Najafi has opened a new orifice for the readers.

Iran cinema HAS Cinematic management as its focal point. Alireza Raeesian, Behroze afkhami, Alireza dad and Javad Tousi, discuss the main factors that have hindered a strong cinematic management . why in 60s decade, there is rivalry among different cinematic branches. Which path can revert to an efficient management. in this issue, you will find responses of the experts about this subject.

Literature section, circles around the attractive subject of the not writing and unwritten. Unwritten are the matters that are not written but the reader can still read them. Monireldin Beirouti says at the round table that unwritten is the distance between what is in the writers mind and what he or she has really created. “Pieman Houshmandzadeh alludes that unwrittens are a part of writhing process; a part which we are unaware of, and help the writer reach a kind of self- discovery. You can study the articles of Ahmad Okhovat, Shapour Behian , Aboutorab Khosravi , Ebrahime Damshenas, Fereshteh Molavi, Hafez Khiavi and the other articles about this subject .

Fusion circles around life and works of Truman Capote, the outstanding American writer. Richard Boyce’s brilliant cinematic adaptation from “in cold blood” and the biographic drama of Capote by Bennett Miller which focuses on situation of the writer while working on “in cold blood” is analyzed.

Art & Politics of this issue is dedicated to Harold Pinter, a reckless and honest writer who has influenced the intellectualism of Europe. It may takes a long time to emerge another writes like him in the England.

There is a file about Dostoevsky. Amirhosseine Khorshidfar at the introduction of this file hopes that the approach of these articles will be around critical traditions which are obsoleted nowadays due to banal workshops.

In Criticizing Art, there is a small file about Nima (due to the recent published books about him). Nima is justified as the greatest in the world: An exclamatory

combination of idea and emotion. The attractive interview with Shapour Jorkesh   illuminates the unnoticed aspects of this unique real Image of modern  Iran.

Hieroglyph section discusses the Chaos theory in creative literature. a theory that explains the appearance process of  new orders which are realized through chaos window.

Films & feelings of this issue is about new cinema of turkey and inspects the concept of memory and recollection. The interview is with Zeki Demirkubuz, the brilliant Turkish director.


World Cinema

Robert Bresson and pieces of French cinema history/ Ascetic mise-en-scene creator

The holy leader

Not a god, not even a master; Robert Bresson and radical policy

Interviewing Robert Bresson on acting, sound and montage/ Bresson’s sound

Review on Une femme douce (A Gentle Woman)/ The bird is mortal

Glory of an unimportant subject

Robert Bresson’s cinema in a glance to Mouchette

L’argent (Money); weight of universe

Defending cinematography against cinema

Humble explorers of innocence

Acadia as the revolutionary state in Le diable probablement (The Devil Probably)/ The liberty probably

Review on Les dames du Bois de Boulogne (The Ladies of the Bois de Boulogne)

What is the innovative action?

Films & Feelings

The silent memories: “Remembrance” in the new cinema of Turkey

Cannot be remembered: “Loss” in the new cinema of Turkey

Zeki Demirkubuz narrated by Zeki Demirkubuz

Art & Politics

Harold Pinter and truthfulness to the power

Interview with Harold Pinter/ Writing and politics

The New World Order/ Harold Pinter

Note on The New World Order play/ Regarding the new colonialism

The bully of the western world


Cold blooded as an author: Truman Capote on the silver screen

Death and life twilight: Truman Capote and Richard Brooks on “Cold Blood”

Bennett Miller writes about Capote: “Like a Bat out of Hell”

From the Theories

Ideas about being author

Hollywood and European cinephilia

Iran Cinema

Round table on “How cultural managers influence on recession or prosperity of cinema/ Precautions for privatization in cinema”

Crisis management in 1360’s cinema in Iran

Shall we assume governmental cinema management in our club?/ Cinema management, faking out and The Myth of Sisyphus

Management of art fields, wandering between irrationality and problematicism

One-man orchestra

Interview with Alireza Tabesh/ allowing the differentiates, accelerates moving towards recession in cinema

Poetry and Fictions

Magnolia of Isfahan

The Man Who Lived in a Shell

Literature – Critic and Review

Borders of unwriting from POV of Leila Sadeghi, Peyman Houshmandzadeh, Monireddin beiryti and Mohammadreza Goudarzi

Two items I did not write

Omissions and the unwritten

My Unwritten Books by George Steiner

The unwritten

To write on the blank lines

Making the discrete continuous is the novelist’s art

Writing with the magic ink

After Rimbaud/ Maurice Blanchot


The written crime/ An introduction to chaos theory influencing innovative literature

Children restless of words/ Sudden exposure of the new concept in innovative literature

Residues of time

Poem of loneliness

Godzilla poem in Mexico

Return to Fundaments – I

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

About Crime and Punishment written by Dostoyevsky/ Modern crime and the future punishment

A defense for the narrator-historian demons in Dostoyevsky’s works

Selective parts of article “Art of Crime and Punishment”

Criticizing Art

Reciting future voice in an interview with Shapour Jorkesh

Note on images and sounds in Nima’s poems/ The trembling silent


Don Quixote: implementing philosophy

The story of Don Quixote rebellion

Book Review

Reciting a story/ The Customs

The Convicts Cell by Keyhan Khanjani/ Language of the uninhibited hideout

Notes on “Agha Reza Vasleh Kar” by Mahyar Rashidian

On Persian translation of Søren Kierkegaard’s Repetition; Reminding and Repetition Passages: strange meeting of Herman Melville and Søren Kierkegaard

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