TCM International Film Guide 2008: The Definitive Annual Review of World Cinema
Ian Haydn Smith
Wallflower Press, 2008 - Performing Arts - 422 pages
First published in 1963, the International Film Guide enjoys an unrivalled reputation as the most authoritative and trusted source of information on world cinema. Now relaunched by Wallflower Press, the 2008 (44th) edition is a special double edition covering the films and festivals of 2006 and 2007, via a 'World Survey' section encompassing the output of over 100 countries. Other features include coverage of five 'Directors of the Year' (Fatih Akin, Suzanne Bier, Guillermo del Toro, Paul Greengrass and Jia Zhangke), a detailed country focus on Germany, industry analysis on documentary and the growth of DVD production and a comprehensive listing and description of all major international and smaller local film festivals from all over the world.