Final Cut: Dreams and Disaster in the Making of Heaven's Gate

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Morrow, 1985 - Performing Arts - 432 pages
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Combining wit, insightful anecdotes, and historical perspective, the executive producer of "Heaven's Gate" offers an inside look at the making of the thirty-six-million-dollar disaster and its impact on modern moviemaking

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Review: Final Cut: Art, Money, and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate, the Film that Sank United Artists

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After seeing a reissued "director's cut" version of "Heaven's Gate," the movie so expensive to produce and so poorly received by the critics in 1980 that it destroyed Michael Cimino's reputation as a ... Read full review

Review: Final Cut: Art, Money, and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate, the Film that Sank United Artists

User Review  - Anthony Faber - Goodreads

The story of the making of "heaven's Gate", along with a lot of stuff on the film industry of the late 70s & early 80s. Interesting and not as mean spirited as I was fearing, although Michael Cimino doesn't come off well at all. Read full review

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Contents

Cast of Principal Characters
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MOVIE PEOPLE
28
TALEHT
43
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About the author (1985)

Steven Bach is the author of the best-selling "Final Cut" & of "Marlene Dietrich: Life & Legend", both "New York Times" Notable Books of the Year. Before turning to writing he was a Broadway producer & head of production at United Artists. He teaches at Columbia University & Bennington College, & divides his time between New York, Vermont, & Europe.

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