Eiko on Stage

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Callaway, 2000 - Design - 214 pages
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One of the most influential designers of this century draws from a wide range of cultural and historical sources to create images that are provocative, emotional, sometimes shocking, and always beautiful. This new book chronicles nine of her most dynamic stage and screen productions from the past fifteen years, including: Bram Stoker's "Dracula," directed by Francis Ford Coppola, "M. Butterfly," starring Anthony Hopkins, Richard Wagner's "Ring of the Nibelung," and "The Cell," starring Jennifer Lopez.

In the accompanying text, Eiko takes us into her creative process and the harmonies and discords of her fascinating, explosive collaborations with such artists as Paul Schrader, David Copperfield, and Philip Glass, among many others. In counterpoint, Francis Ford Coppola shares his personal experience of a unique creative collaboration.

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About the author (2000)

Francis Ford Coppola won his first Oscar at age 31 for the screenplay for Patton, which he co-wrote with Edmund H. North. He won his first Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival with The Conversation, which he wrote and directed. He went on to direct 20 films, including the epic Godfather trilogy, and most recently, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Jack, and John Grisham's The Rainmaker. He lives in Northern California.

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