Final cut: dreams and disaster in the making of Heaven's gate

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W. Morrow, Jun 1, 1985 - Performing Arts - 432 pages
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Combining wit, insightful anecdotes, and historical perspective, the executive producer of "Heaven's Gate" offers an inside look at the making of the thirty-six-million-dollar disaster and its impact on modern moviemaking

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This is basically the story of how Michael Cimino was able to charm, bluff, and bully his way to making the film "Heaven's Gate" his way, and the disaster that resulted not just for him, but for ... Read full review


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Steven Bach is the author of the best-selling "Final Cut" & of "Marlene Dietrich: Life & Legend", both "New York Times" Notable Books of the Year. Before turning to writing he was a Broadway producer & head of production at United Artists. He teaches at Columbia University & Bennington College, & divides his time between New York, Vermont, & Europe.

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