Film Talk: Directors at Work

Film Talk: Directors at Work

by Wheeler Winston Dixon
     
 

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What 1970s Hollywood filmmaker influenced Quentin Tarantino? How have contemporary Japanese horror films inspired Takashi Shimizu, director of the huge box office hit The Grudge? What is it like to be an African American director in the twenty-first century? The answers to these questions, along with many more little-known facts and insights, can be found in FilmSee more details below

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What 1970s Hollywood filmmaker influenced Quentin Tarantino? How have contemporary Japanese horror films inspired Takashi Shimizu, director of the huge box office hit The Grudge? What is it like to be an African American director in the twenty-first century? The answers to these questions, along with many more little-known facts and insights, can be found in Film Talk, an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at filmmaking from the 1940s to the present. In eleven intimate and revealing interviews, contemporary film directors speak frankly about their work-their successes and their disappointments, their personal aspirations, struggles, relationships, and the politics that affect the industry.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813541471
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
07/11/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
232
File size:
9 MB

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