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by John Boorman


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One of cinema's authentic visionaries, whose travels have taken him from London in the Blitz to the pinnacle of Hollywood success, continues the story of his life that he began with Adventures of a Suburban Boy.
Conclusions is an account of what has happened since the publication of the previous book: Films made (such as the award-winning The General) and unmade; a summary of what Boorman has learned about the craft of film-making; and, ultimately, the story of of his kith and kin, including the death of his cherished elder daughter.

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ISBN-13: 9780571353798
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Publication date: 03/31/2020
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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John Boorman was born in London in 1933. His career as a film director includes Point Blank, Deliverance, Excalibur and Hope and Glory. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival. He is the author of a memoir, Adventures of a Suburban Boy, as well as Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - a Diary, and is also the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making.

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