Making Movies

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A.A. Knopf, 1995 - Performing Arts - 220 pages
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From one of America's most acclaimed directors comes a book that is both a professional memoir and a definitive guide to the art, craft, and business of the motion picture. Drawing on 40 years of experience on movies ranging from Long Day's Journey Into Night to The Verdict, Lumet explains the painstaking labor that results in two hours of screen magic.

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Insightful and easy to read. - Goodreads
Lumet is a wonderful writer, and is easily relatable. - Goodreads
Also he's an engaging and honest writer. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Doug - Goodreads

This really is one of the best books on making movies that I've read so far. It also ends on a very cautionary note about the changes in the industry that have been taking place. Sidney Lumet lived ... Read full review

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User Review  - James - Goodreads

A fine indepth look at filmmaking from one of the modern masters. Made me want to see more Sidney Lumet films, and it also makes me wonder how much the art has changed in the past twenty years. Insightful and easy to read. Read full review


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