Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers

Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers

by Yvonne Tasker
     
 

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ISBN-10: 041518973X

ISBN-13: 9780415189736

Pub. Date: 01/24/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers examines the work of of some of today's most popular, original and influential cinematic voices from around the world. The subjects of these fifty essays are drawn from such diverse cinematic traditions as Europe cinema, mainstream Hollywood movies, independent American film, Chinese and Japanese cinema. Among those featured in

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Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers examines the work of of some of today's most popular, original and influential cinematic voices from around the world. The subjects of these fifty essays are drawn from such diverse cinematic traditions as Europe cinema, mainstream Hollywood movies, independent American film, Chinese and Japanese cinema. Among those featured in this lively reference are:

Pedro Almodovar Luc Besson Joel and Ethan Coen David Cronenberg Julie Dash Hal Hartley David Lynch Martin Scorsese Lars Von Trier Wim Wenders

These essays outlines its subject's career, discussing the major films, the genres in which he or she works, references and relationships to other films and filmmakers, and concluding with an assessment of his or her status as an auteur. With each entry supplemented by a filmography, references and suggestions for further reading, this is a guide to modern cinema which students of, or anyone interested in, contemporary film will find indispensable.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415189736
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/24/2002
Series:
Routledge Key Guides Series
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 1.19(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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