Film Directors on Directing (Google eBook)

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ABC-CLIO, Jan 1, 1989 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 302 pages
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Independent director and screenwriter John Andrew Gallagher, interviews 21 filmmakers on the craft of motion picture directing. Francois Truffaut, the late great French director, as well as Michael Cimino, Ulu Grosbard, Dennis Hopper, Alan Parker, Susan Seidelman, Joan Micklin Silver and many others reveal behind-the-scenes anecdotes about well known films and stars. The big gamblers who spend millions per film as well as the colorful low-budget kings provide an intriguing look at the mechanics of filmmaking. Choosing and preparing the screenplay, working with actors and crew, dealing with the distributor, and advice to young filmmakers--all are covered in this book's illuminating interviews. Serious students of cinema, filmmakers, movie buffs, and people fascinated by film will find Film Directors on in this book's illuminating interviews.
  

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Contents

Tony Bill
21
Michael Cimino
37
Abel Ferrara
49
James Glickenhaus
57
Menahem Golan
75
Stuart Gordon
89
Ulu Grosbard
101
Anthony Harvey
115
Alan Parker
183
Franc Roddam
195
Mark Rydell
209
Susan Seidelman
221
Joan Micklin Silver
231
James Toback
241
François Truffaut
259
Wim Wenders
269

Dennis Hopper
127
Ted Kotcheff
141
Adrian Lyne
159
John Milius
169
Bibliography
279
Index
283
About the Author
301
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

JOHN ANDREW GALLAGHER is an independent director and screenwriter in New York City.

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