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Author: Matthew Modine
Publisher: New York : Rugged Land, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Despite the infamous reputation of the enigmatic Stanley Kubrick, Modine couldn't refuse his offer. Faced with the prospects of a career-defining role and mentorship by a cinematic great, the 24-year-old actor arrived in London armed with a camera and a notebook to record his own on-set reportage, preparation for his role as a Marine Corps journalist. But expectations eroded as a strange sickness pervaded the set, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Stanley Kubrick; Stanley Kubrick
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Modine
ISBN: 1590710479 9781590710470
OCLC Number: 57319281
Description: 282 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Matthew Modine.

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Despite the infamous reputation of the enigmatic Stanley Kubrick, Modine couldn't refuse his offer. Faced with the prospects of a career-defining role and mentorship by a cinematic great, the 24-year-old actor arrived in London armed with a camera and a notebook to record his own on-set reportage, preparation for his role as a Marine Corps journalist. But expectations eroded as a strange sickness pervaded the set, a horrific accident sidelined a principal, and an unexpected rivalry arose with a co-star. As months dragged on, Modine realized he was falling victim to a manipulative mind-game of the Grand Master himself. By the time filming ended a year and a half later, Modine had shot hundreds of photos and written countless entries. Only now--after two decades and the death of Kubrick--can Modine look back on his images and words, a coming-of-age drama set against the backdrop of Kubrick's Vietnam saga.--From publisher description.

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