John Cassavetes: Lifeworks
Unfashionable in his lifetime, John Cassavetes appeared in mainstream films like Rosemary's Baby and The Dirty Dozen in order to finance his own highly distinctive independent films. This detailed biography celebrates the work of a uniquely uncompromising filmmaker whose examples inspired leading directors like Martin Scorcese who described him as "a guide and a teacher."
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