The directors: in their own words, Volume 2

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TV Books, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 383 pages
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This continuation to The Directors: In Their Own Words -- Take One includes extensive, in-depth interviews with the following film directors, as well as with people who worked with them: Rob Reiner (When Harry Met Sally), Joel Schumacher (Batman & Robin), Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump), Alan Pakula (All the President's Men), John G. Avildsen (Rocky), Garry Marshall (Pretty Woman), John McTiernan (Die Hard), Martha Coolidge (Lost in Yonkers), Herbert Ross (The Turning Point), William Friedkin (The French Connection), Arthur Hiller (Love Story), Terry Gilliam (Monty Python and the Holy Grail), and John Badham (Saturday Night Fever).Fascinating revelations by these renowned directors make this a must-have volume for film students and all movie buffs.

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THE DIRECTORS: In Their Own Words--Take One

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A raw, messy volume of interview transcripts, saved in part by the unquenchable entertainment value of behind-the-scenes stories of how directors bring their movies to life. This edition is a spinoff ... Read full review


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In this second volume of interviews, Emery offers insights into the works of Rob Reiner, Robert Zemeckis, Terry Gilliam, and ten other prominent directors. Based on transcriptions from the Encore ... Read full review


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The Films of Rob Reiner
The Films of Joel Schumacher

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Robert J. Emery is president and CEO of Media Entertainment, Inc. A writer, producer, and director for more than 35 years, his work includes the Silver Plaque-winning Starz/Encore documentary series The Directors. He lives in Tampa.