Fifty Contemporary Film Directors [NOOK Book]


This book provides an accessible overview of each director’s contribution to cinema, incorporating a discussion of their career, major works and impact.
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Fifty Contemporary Film Directors

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This book provides an accessible overview of each director’s contribution to cinema, incorporating a discussion of their career, major works and impact.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203844342
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/7/2010
  • Series: Routledge Key Guides
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 496
  • File size: 633 KB

Meet the Author

Yvonne Tasker is Professor of Film Studies at the University of East Anglia, UK. Her books include Action and Adventure Cinema (Routledge, 2004) and Interrogating Postfeminism: Gender and the Politics of Popular Culture (Duke UP, 2007).

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Table of Contents

Pedro Almodóvar - Jose Arroyo; Wes Anderson - Devin Orgeron; Aoyama Shinji - Aaron Gerow; Gregg Araki - Glyn Davis; Luc Besson - Rosanna Maule; Kathryn Bigelow - Yvonne Tasker; Charles Burnett - Chuck Kleinhans; Tim Burton - Yvonne Tasker; James Cameron - Alexandra Keller; Jane Campion - Shelley Cobb; Gurinder Chadha - Rayna Denison; Jackie Chan - Leon Hunt; The Coen brothers - Jon Lewis; Sofia Coppola - Pam Cook; David Cronenberg - Marc O’Day; Julie Dash - Terry Moore; Guillermo Del Toro - Lindsay Steenberg; Atom Egoyan - Geoff Pevere; David Fincher - Devin Orgeron; Hal Hartley - Sebastian Manley; Todd Haynes - Justin Wyatt; Peter Jackson - Paul Malcolm; Jim Jarmusch - Jason Wood; Neil Jordan - Maria Pramaggiore; Aki Kaurismäki - Tytti Soila; Abbas Kiarostami - Sharon Lin Tay; Ang Lee - Ian Haydn Smith; Spike Lee - Yvonne Tasker; David Lynch - Marc O’Day; Michael Mann - Christopher Sharrett; Shane Meadows - Martin Fradley; Hiyao Miyazaki - Rayna Denison; Michael Moore - Diane Negra; Mira Nair - Sue Brennan; François Ozon - Ginette Vincendeau; Park Chan-Wook - Anne Ciecko and Hunju Lee; Sally Potter - Anne Ciecko; John Sayles - Marc Jancovich and James Lyons; Martin Scorsese - George S. Larke; Steven Soderbergh - Jennifer Holt; Todd Solondz - Dean DeFino; Steven Spielberg - Peter Krämer; Oliver Stone - Martin Fradley; Quentin Tarantino - Glyn White; Lars von Trier - Mette Hjort; Gus Van Sant - Harry M. Benshoff; Wong Kar-wai - Julian Stringer; John Woo - Tony Williams; Zhang Yimou - Haomin Gong; Zhang Yuan - Zhang Zhen

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