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Down and dirty pictures : Miramax, Sundance, and the rise of independent film

Author: Peter Biskind
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Down and Dirty Pictures chronicles the rise of independent filmmakers and of the twin engines--Sundance and Miramax-that have powered them As he did in his acclaimed Easy Riders, Raging Bulls Peter Biskind profiles the people who took the independent movement from obscurity to the Oscars, most notably Sundance founder Robert Redford.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Biskind, Peter.
Down and dirty pictures.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2004
(OCoLC)607053232
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Biskind
ISBN: 068486259X 9780684862590 9780684862583 0684862581
OCLC Number: 53361537
Description: x, 544 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: The story till now --
Made in USA 1989 --
The anger artists 1989 --
Risky Business 1990-1992 --
The buying game 1992-1993 --
He's gotta have it 1993-1994 --
The house that Quentin built 1994-1995 --
Pumping up the volume 1995-1996 --
Swimming with sharks 1996-1997 --
Ace and Gary 1997 --
Crossover dreams 1997-1998 --
The bad lieutenant 1998-1999 --
The king of New York 1999-2000 --
All that jazz is gone 2000-2001 --
Gods and monsters 2001-2002 --
Postscript: The sweet hereafter.
Responsibility: Peter Biskind.
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A critical analysis of the rise of independent filmmakers examines Robert Redford's Sundance Film Festival, the success of Miramax, and the careers of independent filmmakers whose work has  Read more...

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"Entertainment Weekly" Dishy, teeming, superbly reported...packed with lively inside anecdotes...[a] juicy and fascinating expose."

 
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