Prometheus: The Art of the Film

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Visionary filmmaker Ridley Scott returns to the genre he helped define, creating an original science fiction epic set in the most dangerous corners of the universe. The movie takes a team of scientists and explorers on a thrilling journey that will test their physical and mental limits and strand them on a distant world, where they will discover the answers to our most profound questions and to life's ultimate mystery.

With an introduction by Scott himself, this lavish book will...

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Overview

Visionary filmmaker Ridley Scott returns to the genre he helped define, creating an original science fiction epic set in the most dangerous corners of the universe. The movie takes a team of scientists and explorers on a thrilling journey that will test their physical and mental limits and strand them on a distant world, where they will discover the answers to our most profound questions and to life's ultimate mystery.

With an introduction by Scott himself, this lavish book will be the only publication to accompany Prometheus. Stunning production art and behind the scenes photos will grant the reader a window on the process of creating this astounding new epic.

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"This is a gorgeous book, and will help readers understand the locations and sets with a more intimate knowledge." – San Francisco Book Review

“Weighing in at nearly 200 pages, and in high quality full-color print, the book leaves little to be desired.” – TG Daily

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781781161098
  • Publisher: Titan
  • Publication date: 6/12/2012
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 472,166
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 11.82 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark Salisbury is the former editor of Britain's top-selling movie magazine, Empire, and author of a number of movie books, including Alice in Wonderland A Visual Companion and Burton on Burton

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    The trick, is not minding that it hurts. The film Prometheus ha

    The trick, is not minding that it hurts.

    The film Prometheus has a very strong design aesthetic, so naturally I was interested in this book. I love it just as much as the movie. Some of the sets they made are astounding and you get a good look at them here, as well as lots of design concepts from creatures to spaceships to uniforms. Comprehensive and very cool. Wait till you see the red ECO suits that Ridley Scott now keeps in his office! And who knew one guy made all those ampule capsules in ceramic by spinning them on a pottery wheel. I love learning little tidbits like that - did you know that tracked ATV they made was real and could go 50 mph? - you will if you buy this! Great book that I will treasure forever.

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