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

Author: Peter Biskind
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the late 1980s, a generation of filmmakers inspired by the directors of the 1970s began to flower outside the studio system. In the following decade, the independent movement bloomed. This work  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Robert Redford; Harvey Weinstein; Bob Weinstein; Bob Weinstein; Harvey Weinstein; Robert Redford
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Biskind
ISBN: 0747565708 9780747565703 0747568871 9780747568872
OCLC Number: 56536201
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, [546] pages [4] leaves of plates ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Story Till Now --
1. Made in USA: 1989 --
2. The Anger Artists: 1989 --
3. Risky Business: 1990-1992 --
4. The Buying Game: 1992-1993 --
5. He's Gotta Have It: 1993-1994 --
6. The House That Quentin Built: 1994-1995 --
7. Pumping Up the Volume: 1995-1996 --
8. Swimming with Sharks: 1996-1997 --
9. Ace and Gary: 1997 --
10. Crossover Dreams: 1997-1998 --
11. The Bad Lieutenant: 1998-1999 --
12. The King of New York: 1999-2000 --
13. All That Jazz Is Gone: 2000-2001 --
14. Gods and Monsters: 2001-2002 --
Postscript: The Sweet Hereafter.
Responsibility: Peter Biskind.
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