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Fifty contemporary filmmakers

Author: Yvonne Tasker
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Series: Routledge key guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a study of the work of some of today's most popular and influential cinematic voices. Each entry offers a critique of its subject's career and works, looking at the genres in which they work and their relationship to other filmmakers.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Biography
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yvonne Tasker
ISBN: 041518973X 9780415189736 0415189748 9780415189743 9780203452226 0203452224
OCLC Number: 47764371
Description: xxiii, 447 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Authorship and contemporary film culture / Yvonne Tasker --
Allison Anders / Yvonne Tasker --
Aoyama Shinji / Aaron Gerow --
Gregg Araki / Glyn Davis --
Jean-Jacques Beineix / Phil Powrie --
Bernardo Bertolucci in context / Mary Wood --
Luc Besson: Bard and filmmaker / Susan Hayward --
Kathryn Bigelow / Yvonne Tasker --
Charles Burnett / Chuck Kleinhans --
Tim Burton / Yvonne Tasker --
James Cameron / Alexandra Keller --
Jane Campion / Justine Ashby --
Jackie Chan / Leon Hunt --
The Coen brothers / Jon Lewis --
Francis Ford Coppola / Scott MacKenzie --
David Cronenberg / Marc O'Day --
Julie Dash / Terry Moore --
Homeless: Atom Egoyan in Canada / Geoff Pevere --
David Fincher / Devin Orgeron --
Hal Hartley / Lesley Deer --
Todd Haynes: To act with grandeur / Justin Wyatt --
Stranger than fiction: The rise and fall of Jim Jarmusch / Mark Peranson --
Neil Jordan / Fidelma Farley --
The face of a sad rat: The cinematic universe of the Kaurismaki brothers / Tytti Soila --
New waves, authorship, and the politics of the festival circuit: Abbas Kiarostami and the new Iranian cinema / Sharon Tay --
Krzysztof Kieslowski: Why Kieslowski? / Paul Coates --
Diane Kurys / Carrie Tarr --
Ang Lee / Ian Haydn Smith --
Spike Lee / Yvonne Tasker --
David Lynch / Marc O'Day --
Michael Mann: Elegies on the post-industrial landscape / Christopher Sharrett --
Mira Nair / Gwendolyn Audrey Foster --
Sally Potter: The making of a British woman filmmaker / Anne Ciecko --
John Sayles: Integrity and borders / Marc Jancovich and James Lyons --
Martin Scorsese: Movies and religion / George S. Larke --
Coline Serreau / Brigitte Rollet --
Steven Soderbergh / Jennifer Holt --
Todd Solondz / Dean DeFino --
Steven Spielberg / Peter Kramer --
Oliver Stone / Martin Fradley --
Quentin Tarantino / Glyn White --
Tsui Hark / Julian Stringer --
Making movies that matter: Christine Vachon, independent film producer / Ros Jennings --
Lars von Trier / Mette Hjort --
Wayne Wang / Scott MacKenzie --
Peter Weir: Australian auteur / Hollywood director / Ros Jennings --
Wim Wenders / Stan Jones --
Wong Kar-Wai / Julian Stringer --
John Woo / Tony Williams --
Zhang Yimou / Sheldon H. Lu --
Zhang Yuan / Zhang Zhen.
Series Title: Routledge key guides.
Responsibility: edited by Yvonne Tasker.
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From Luc Besson to Quentin Tarantino, Fifty Contemporary Film-makers offers an up-to-date guide to the individuals who are shaping modern cinema.  Read more...

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