Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers / Edition 1

Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers / Edition 1

by Yvonne Tasker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415189748

ISBN-13: 9780415189743

Pub. Date: 03/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers examines the work of some of today's most popular, original and influential cinematic voices. Each entry offers both an overview and critique of its subject's career and works, looking at the genres in which they work and their relationship to other film and filmmakers. It covers figures drawn from diverse cinematic traditions

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Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers examines the work of some of today's most popular, original and influential cinematic voices. Each entry offers both an overview and critique of its subject's career and works, looking at the genres in which they work and their relationship to other film and filmmakers. It covers figures drawn from diverse cinematic traditions from around the world and includes:
*Luc Besson
*James Cameron
*David Lynch
*John Woo
*Julie Dash
*Spike Lee
*Joel and Ethan Coen
*Martin Scorsese
*Mira Nair
*Wim Wenders
With each entry supplemented by a filmography, references and suggestions for further reading, this is an indispensable guide for anyone interested in contemporary film.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415189743
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Series:
Routledge Key Guides Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Allison Anders 2. Aoyama Shinji 3.Gregg Araki 4. Jean-Jacques Beineix 5.Bernado Bertolucci in context 6. Luc Besson: Bard and Filmmaker 7. Kathryn Bigelow 8. Charles Burnett 9.Tim Burton 10. James Cameron 11. Jane Campion 12. Jackie Chan 13. Joel and Ethan Coen 14. Francis Ford Coppola 15. David Cronenberg 16. Julie Dash 17. Homeless: Atom Egoyan in Canada 18. David Fincher 19. Tsui Hark 20. Hal Hartley 21. Todd Haynes: To Act with Grandeur 22. Stranger Than Fiction: The Rise and Fall of Jim Jarmusch 23. Neil Jordan 24. The Face of a Sad Rat: the Cinematic Universe of the Brothers Kaurismäki 25. Abbas Kiarostami 26. Krzysztof Kieslowski: Why Kieslowski? 27. Diane Kurys 28. Ang Lee 29. Spike Lee 30. David Lynch 31. Michael Mann: Elegies on the Postindustrial Landscape 32. Mira Nair 33. Sally Potter and the Making of a British Woman Filmmaker 34. John Sayles: Integrity and Borders 35. Martin Scorsese: Movies and Religion 36. Colene Serreau 37. Steven Soderbergh 38. Todd Solondz 39. Steven Spielberg 40. Oliver Stone 41. Quentin Tarantino 42. Making Movies that Matter: Christine Vachon, Independent Film Producer 43. Lars von Trier 44. Wayne Wang 45. Peter Weir: Australian Auteur/Hollywood Director 46. Wim Wenders 47. Wong Kar-Wai 48. John Woo 49. Zhang Yimou 50. Zhang Yuan

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