The Battle of Brazil: Terry Gilliam v. Universal Pictures in the Fight to the Final Cut with the Complete Director's Cut of the Screenplay

The Battle of Brazil: Terry Gilliam v. Universal Pictures in the Fight to the Final Cut with the Complete Director's Cut of the Screenplay

by Jack Mathews
     
 

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(Applause Books). The totally restored, revamped and researched blow-by-blow recounting of the most spectacular title bout in the blood-soaked history of Hollywood. "This book documents in rare detail the back-room haggling and the attempted ego-bashing that is part of the movie business." Gene Siskel; "Told with the passion of an advocate yet with the objectivity of

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(Applause Books). The totally restored, revamped and researched blow-by-blow recounting of the most spectacular title bout in the blood-soaked history of Hollywood. "This book documents in rare detail the back-room haggling and the attempted ego-bashing that is part of the movie business." Gene Siskel; "Told with the passion of an advocate yet with the objectivity of a crack reporter, The Battle of Brazil is a chilling, inevitably hilarious account of a great film that almost got away." USA Today.

Editorial Reviews

Bruce Williamson
A lively bang—up job of journalistic refereeing that separates the movie—maker men from the money boys in a now legendary film feud—Hollywood's own Hatfields and McCoys— with the spectacular movieBrazilas battleground.—Bruce Williamson,Playboy

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557833471
Publisher:
Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Series:
Applause Screenplay Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
1,202,726
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

What People are saying about this

Billy Wilder
A great piece of reportage—painstakingly authentic. I should know. I've been there.
William Friedkin
The book is a controversial and unexpected as the film which is its subject matter, and I expect it will take its place alongsideIndecent ExposureandFinal Cutas a definitive look at the business of American filmmaking.
Gene Siskel
The value of this book is that it documents in rare detail the back-room haggling and the attempted ego-bashing that is part of the movie business.

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