Spike Lee's Gotta Have it: Inside Guerrilla Filmmaking
Spike Lee wrote, directed and starred in She's Gotta Have It, the independent-film success story of 1986. Shot on a shoe-string budget of $175,000 in black-and-white 16mm, the film was made with Spike Lee's persistence and talent plus the help of family and friends. It grossed $8 million at the box office and proved to be a major hit with both critics and audiences. Now Spike Lee reveals how he did it, mapping out the entire creative and production processes-from early notebook jottings to film festival awards. Spike Lee's Gotta Have It is a unique document in film literature - it's funny, absorbing, and fresh as the hit film itself.
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In 1986, Lee's She's Gotta Have It exploded on the cinema world. This is his journal describing how the film came to be, beginning in October 1984, when he thought up the title. Lee's account of his ... Read full review