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Author: Michael Ventura
Publisher: Harpenden : Oldcastle Books, 2010.
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In 1983 visionary director John Cassavetes asked journalist Michael Ventura to write a unique film study - an on-set diary of the making of his film Love Streams. Cassavetes laid out his expectations. He wanted 'a daring book, a tough book'. In Ventura's words, 'All I had to do for 'daring' and 'tough' was transcribe this man's audacity day by day.' Cassavetes Directs describes the creation of Love Streams shot by  Read more...
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Ventura, Michael.
Cassavetes Directs : On the Set of Love Streams.
Harpenden : Oldcastle Books, ©2010
Named Person: John Cassavetes; John Cassavetes
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ventura
ISBN: 9781842433782 1842433784
OCLC Number: 782860921
Description: 1 online resource (435 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Epigraph; Table of Contents; Introduction:; THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 1983 --
Trying to get it; THURSDAY, MARCH 24 --
No more room on the napkin; APRIL-MAY --
Friends of Sam; WEDNESDAY, MAY 25 --
I don't understand where all this light is coming from; THURSDAY, MAY 26 --
We can't tell them the answer unless they ask the question; FRIDAY, MAY 27 --
People use that language when they're in trouble; TUESDAY, MAY 31 --
The confusion of the action is the scene; WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1 --
We find out what we can do, we take chances; THURSDAY, JUNE 2 --
Don't cry on my set. FRIDAY, JUNE 3 --
It's harder to do slowMONDAY, JUNE 6 --
About your life; TUESDAY, JUNE 7 --
A cinema of alcohol; WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8 --
Gena's first day; THURSDAY, JUNE 9 --
If I die; FRIDAY, JUNE 10 --
Love is a stream; MONDAY, JUNE 13 --
He wants you to do it in your way; TUESDAY, JUNE 14 --
Nothing to hide behind; WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15 --
Cuisine of Tony the Ant; THURSDAY, JUNE 16 --
Keep it a secret, ok?; FRIDAY, JUNE 17 --
You stink; MONDAY, JUNE 20 --
The worst I've seen him blow; TUESDAY, JUNE 21 --
All that jazz; WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22 --
A movie, not a moment. THURSDAY, June 23 --
My dinner with CassavetesFRIDAY, JUNE 24 --
You can't hide anything; MONDAY, JUNE 27 --
It's a dream; TUESDAY, JUNE 28 --
I don't dance unless I have a drink; WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29 --
Let him do it; THURSDAY, JUNE 30 --
A quick yes; FRIDAY, JULY 1 --
Not afraid of being bad; TUESDAY, JULY 5 --
No man's man; WEDNESDAY, JULY 6 --
Building a house; THURSDAY, JULY 7 --
I love stupidity; FRIDAY, JULY 8 --
Hours of beginnings; MONDAY, JULY 11 --
Did I kiss you off a little abruptly?; TUESDAY, JULY 12 --
Where were you?; WEDNESDAY, JULY 13 --
What are you doing behind the camera? THURSDAY, JULY 14 --
Speak, Jumbo, speak!FRIDAY, JULY 15 --
Limbo; MONDAY, JULY 18 --
It's like music; TUESDAY, JULY 19 --
Fifteen hours a day isn't enough; WEDNESDAY, JULY 20 --
If it was easy anybody could do it; FAST FORWARD: MONTHS LATER --
The best story; THURSDAY, JULY 21 --
Hating okra; FRIDAY, JULY 22 --
Every line in your life; MONDAY, JULY 25 --
That's very dangerous; TUESDAY AFTERNOON TO SATURDAY DAWN, JULY 26-30 --
Double sixes; MONDAY, AUGUST 1 --
The fuckin' end of the world; TUESDAY, AUGUST 2 --
I didn't make it for you anyway; WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, AUGUST 10-11 --
That is a wrap. I'M GONNA HAVE MY OWN LIFEIllustrations; Copyright.

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In 1983 visionary director John Cassavetes asked journalist Michael Ventura to write a unique film study - an on-set diary of the making of his film Love Streams. Cassavetes laid out his expectations. He wanted 'a daring book, a tough book'. In Ventura's words, 'All I had to do for 'daring' and 'tough' was transcribe this man's audacity day by day.' Cassavetes Directs describes the creation of Love Streams shot by shot, crisis by crisis. During production, the director learned that he was seriously ill, that this film might, as it tragically turned out, be his last. Starring alongside actress.

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