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Cold Mountain: A Portrait of the Film

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New York 2003 Hardcover First Edition. 192 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Like New. FILM. Cold Mountain is the story of a pilgrimage, and this book tells of another journey: ... one that starts with a story told by a Southern novelist and ends with a film created by an English director and his international team of filmakers. With extensive sections on pre-production, production, and post-production, this is the one and only book that goes deep behind the camera to recount the very essence of how this film was created. (Key Words: Cold Mountain, Film, United States Civil War, Movies, Charles Frazier, Anthony Minghella, Actors, Actresses, Nicole Kidman, Jude Law, Rene Zellweger, Seymour Hoffman, Giovanni Ribisi, Cinema). Read more Show Less

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2003 Hard cover First edition. 1st printing New in new dust jacket. Signed by author. "Charles Frazier" 160 p.; 0.85" x 10.96" x 9.32". Newmarket Pictorial Moviebooks ... (Hardcover). Includes: Illustrations, Photographs. AUTOGRAPHED by Charles Frazier. Read more Show Less

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Overview

In the tradition of the Newmarket Moviebooks on Chicago, Frida and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon—the fascinating, full-color companion of the new film from the director of The English Patient and The Talented Mr. Ripley. Coming from Miramax Films in December 2003, Cold Mountain stars Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger, Natalie Portman, Giovanni Ribisi and Philip Seymour Hoffman. Directed by Academy Award®-winner Anthony Minghella who also wrote the screenplay, Cold Mountain is based on Charles Frazier's best-selling Civil War novel of the same name and tells the story of Inman (Law), a wounded confederate soldier who is on a perilous journey home to his mountain community, hoping to reunite with his pre-war sweetheart, Ada (Kidman). In his absence, Ada struggles to survive, and revive her father's farm with the help of intrepid young drifter Ruby (Zellweger).

The Newmarket Pictorial Moviebook is annotated with illustrations, movie stills, production design sketches keyed to the screenplay, costume designs, sidebars, and commentary from the cast and crew.

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A colorful hardcover photo book featuring numerous film images-but only a few snippets from the script-for a more behind-the-scenes study of developing Charles Frazier's hit novel for the screen. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557045935
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/28/2003
  • Series: Newmarket Pictorial Moviebook Series
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.84 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles Frazier
Charles Frazier
With his award-winning, critically-lauded, must-read debut Cold Mountain, Charles Frazier seemed to come from out of nowhere, delivering the mythic “Great American novel.” Now nearly a decade after the publication of Cold Mountain, Frazier is back with his second novel Thirteen Moons, which proves that Frazier is anything but a one-hit wonder.

Biography

Charles Frazier had been teaching University-level literature part-time when he first became spellbound by the story of his great-great uncle W. P. Inman. Inman was a confederate soldier during the Civil War who took a harrowing foot-journey from the ravaged battle fields back to his home in the mountains of North Carolina. The specifics of Inman's history were sketchy, indeed, but Frazier's father spun his tale with such enticing drama that Frazier began filling in the gaps, himself. Bits of the life of Frazier's grandfather, who also fought in the Civil War, helped flesh out the journey of William Pinkney Inman. He also looked toward the legendary epic poem The Odyssey for inspiration. Slowly, a gripping tale of devotion, faith, redemption, and love coalesced in Frazier's mind. For six or seven years, he toiled away on the story that would ultimately become Cold Mountain, and with the novel's publication in 1997, the first-time author had a modern classic of American literature on his hands.

In Cold Mountain, Inman is a wounded confederate soldier who abandons the war to venture home to his beloved Ada. Along the way, he is confronted by various obstacles, but he journeys on valiantly, regardless. Frazier cleverly divides the narrative between Inman's trek and Ada's story as she struggles to make due in the wake of her father's death and the absence of her love.

When Frazier was only half finished with the book, he passed it along to friend and novelist Kaye Gibbons (Ellen Foster; A Virtuous Woman), who then got it into the hands of her agent. Much to his disbelief, Frazier's novel went on to become the smash sensation of the late-‘90s. Winning countless laudatory reviews from publications throughout the nation, Cold Mountain also became a must-read commercial smash. The novel ultimately won the coveted National Book Award for fiction and was adapted into an Oscar-winning motion picture starring Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and best supporting actress Renee Zellweger.

Now, nearly ten years after the publication of Cold Mountain, Frazier is finally back with Thirteen Moons. While Thirteen Moons returns to a 19th century setting, 12-year old Will is quite a different protagonist from Inman. With only a horse, a key, and a map, the boy is prodded into Indian country with the mission of running a trading post. In this dangerous environment, Will learns to empathize with the Cherokees, who open his mind to a much broader world than he had ever seen before. With the same lyrical fluidity and sense of wonder that brought Cold Mountain to life, Frazier fashions Thirteen Moons in similarly epic fashion. Once again, the critics are coming out to applaud Frazier's work, Kirkus reviews declaring Thirteen Moons "a great gift to all of us, from one of our very best writers."

Although Will is not directly based on a distant relative, as Inman had been, the story is equally close to the author's heart. "Growing up, I lived in a green valley surrounded by tall blue mountains," Frazier explains in an essay he wrote for Random House, Inc. "Not much more than a century earlier, the valley had been filled with Cherokee people, living on farms and in villages all up and down the river... In part, Thirteen Moons is my attempt to understand how I came to live where I did, not as history or myth, but as narrative."

Good To Know

Frazier grew up not far from the mountain he immortalized in Cold Mountain in the Blue Ridge of North Carolina. Although the actual Cold Mountain exists, the town after which it is named in the novel is entirely fictional.

Reportedly, Frazier was offered a whopping $8 million advance for Thirteen Moons.

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    1. Hometown:
      Raleigh, North Carolina
    1. Date of Birth:
      1950
    2. Place of Birth:
      Asheville, North Carolina
    1. Education:
      B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; M.A., Ph.D., Appalachian State University

Table of Contents

Foreword 7
Introduction 11
Part 1 Spirits of crows, dancing: Pre-Production 19
Part 2 The doing of it: Production 75
Part 3 The far side of trouble: Post-Production 131
Behind the Scenes 160
Credits 192
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Introduction

Minghella, Anthony
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