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The Directors: Take Four Robert J. Emery

The Directors: Take Four

Robert J. Emery

Published July 1st 2003
ISBN : 9781581152791
Paperback
256 pages
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In this fascinating guide, todays most acclaimed film directors reveal intimate behind-the-scenes details of their most influential work and unique approaches to their art From masterful insights into the craft of directing to untold anecdotes ofMoreIn this fascinating guide, todays most acclaimed film directors reveal intimate behind-the-scenes details of their most influential work and unique approaches to their art From masterful insights into the craft of directing to untold anecdotes of on-the-set pranks, The Directors: Take Four is the latest installment of the series that was declared unquenchable entertainment value by Kirkus Reviews. Here are never-before-revealed details from 10 renowned filmmakers, including Cameron Crowe, Adrian Lyne, Tony Scott, Phillip Noyce, Wolfgang Petersen, and Milos Forman regarding their experiences on the making of films from Fatal Attraction to The Crying Game, Amadeus to Top Gun, The Shawshank Redemption to The Fly. Readers will discover the directors earliest reactions to scripts for films that became classics- how legendary scenes were staged and shot- behind-the-scenes stories of the unknown actors who landed major roles and went on to become superstars- the underdog films that confounded expectations- and much, much more. This magnificent series also includes each directors filmography, complete listings of major awards, and cast credits for every film discussed. A fabulous source of insights, anecdotes, and industry secrets for film buffs everywhere