Film World brings together key interviews with cinema's leading directors. The directors chosen represent many of the most influential film-makers of the last 50 years. All have been selected because of their cinematic vision, because they have a particular way of seeing the world and of filming it. All have created a body of work which is both hugely popular and critically acclaimed.
This truly global range of directors hails from Australia, Britain, China and Hong Kong, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, North America, Poland, and Russia. Together, these illuminating interviews reveal how these visionary directors create images which speak to audiences the world over.
The interviews are with: Bernardo Bertolucci, John Boorman, Robert Bresson, Jane Campion, John Cassavetes, David Cronenberg, Atom Egoyan, Federico Fellini, Jean-Luc Godard, Peter Greenaway, Werner Herzog, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Wong Kar-wei, Aki Kaurismaki, Abbas Kiarostami, Krzysztof Kieslowski, Takeshi Kitano, Im Kwon-taek, Mike Leigh, Manoel de Oliveira, Satyajit Ray, Martin Scorsese, Andrei Tarkovsky, Lars von Trier, Zhang Yimou
About the Author
Michel Ciment is a renowned film critic, historian and judge at international film festivals. Editor of the French film review, Positif, his publications include collected interviews with Stanley Kubrick, Elia Kazan and John Boorman.
Translated from the French by Julie Rose
Table of Contents
Introduction 1. Bernardo Bertolucci 2. Robert Bresson 3. John Boorman 4. Jane Campion 5. John Cassavetes 6. David Cronenberg 7. Atom Egoyan 8. Federico Fellini 9. Jean Luc Godard 10. Peter Greenaway 11. Werner Herzog 12. Wong Kar-wei 13. Aki Kaurismaki 14. Krzysztof Kieslowski 15. Abbas Kiorastami 16. Takeshi Kitano 17. Im Kwon-taek 18. Mike Leigh 19. Manoel de Oliveira 20. Satyajit Ray 21. Martin Scorsese 22. Andrei Tarkovski 23. Las von Trier 24. Zhang Yimou