From one of America's most acclaimed directors comes a book that is both a professional memoir and a definitive guide to the art, craft, and business of the motion picture. Drawing on 40 years of experience on movies ranging from Long Day's Journey Into Night to The Verdict, Lumet explains the painstaking labor that results in two hours of screen magic.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AmberMcWilliams - LibraryThing
A wonderful overview of the film-making process, full of practical info and great anecdotes from an experienced man-of-the-trade. It's also very well written, leading from the technical information to the personal process seamlessly. And it makes you want to watch all Lumet's films! Read full review
Review: Making MoviesUser Review - Simon - Goodreads
The secrets of filmmaking this isn't. But what it is are the anecdotes of a master of his craft. Sprinkled with real personality and a genuine human voice, this is also a thorough introduction to the ... Read full review