Action!: Interviews with Directors from Classical Hollywood to Contemporary Iran

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Gary Morris
Anthem Press, Jul 1, 2009 - Performing Arts - 370 pages
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‘Action!’ presents nineteen outstanding interviews with directors past and present, from around the world, working in a variety of genres, budgets and production environments from major studios to indie and DIY. The result is a vibrant group portrait of the filmmaking art, a kind of festival in words that explores everything from the enormous creative and personal satisfactions to the challenges and frustrations of the process.
 

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Contents

Masters of Studio Style
1
by Michael Stern
17
Jerry Kutner
39
Peter Bogdanovich and Joseph McBride on Orson Welles
65
by Tony Macllin
89
Festival Favorites
103
by Dorna Khazeni
113
lndie Godfathers
139
AvantGarde Auteurs
173
Theyre Panicling Look at Them The Brothers Quay
207
ArtistActivists
225
Barbara Kopple by Damon Smith
235
Brilliance without Borders
245
Abbas Kiarostami
299
Contributor Biographies
347
Copyright

Roger Corman Bruce Dern
153

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Gary Morris publishes and edits ‘Bright Lights Film Journal’ and is the author of the monograph ‘Roger Corman’ (1985) in the prestigious Twayne Theatrical Arts Series.

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