The Playboy interviews: the directors

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M Press, 2006 - Performing Arts - 479 pages
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The best movies speak in a universal language, communicating effortlessly on both the emotional and the intellectual levels. While there have been many great films, only a few directors have achieved such facility with the filmmaking medium. In this collection of remarkably candid interviews, seventeen of the screen's most widely acclaimed and creative filmmakers discuss what drives and inspires them. These revealing, thought-provoking and highly personal interviews, possible only in Playboy's open forum, range from Roman Polanski's thoughts on the murder of his wife in the Manson Family massacre to Oliver Stone's frank discussions about the challenges he faced in creating his memorable films. Includes interviews with Orson Welles, Billy Wilder, Stanley Kubrick, Clint Eastwood, Francis Ford Coppola, David Mamet, Spike Lee and the Coen brothers, among others.

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For those who read Playboy magazine "strictly for the articles," Stephen Randall and the editors of the legendary men's magazine have thoughtfully compiled sixteen of the magazine's best interviews ... Read full review

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Contents

Tii INTRODUQION by Stephen Randall 11 ROBERT ALTMAN August 1976 interviewed by Bruce Williamson
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INGMAR BERGMAN June 1964 interviewed by Cynthia Grenier
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JOEL AND ETHAN COEN November 2001 interviewed by Kristine McKenna
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About the author (2006)

Stephen Randall is the executive editor of "Playboy "magazine. This is his first novel. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and son.