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Martin Scorsese : a biography

Autore: Vincent LoBrutto
Editore: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
Banca dati:WorldCat
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"Martin Scorsese's current position in the international film community, where his name has become synonymous with the highest standards of filmmaking excellence, is unrivaled. He is widely considered America's best living film director, and his Taxi Driver and Raging Bull appear frequently on worldwide surveys of the best films of all time. Here, in the first biographical account of this artist's life, Vincent  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biography
Persona incaricata: Martin Scorsese; Martin Scorsese; Martin Scorsese
Tipo materiale: Biography, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Vincent LoBrutto
ISBN: 9780275987053 0275987051
Numero OCLC: 156902358
Descrizione: xiii, 444 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contenuti: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
pt. 1. Turf, 1880-1959 --
1. My voyage to little Italy --
2. Corona : Paradiso --
3. Corona : Purgatorio --
4. Little Italy : Inferno --
5. In my room --
6. The church --
7. The street --
pt. 2. A portrait of the artist as a young man, 1960-1971 --
8. The home without books --
9. The apprentice --
10. The big Kahuna : Who's that knocking at my door --
11. The Sicilian butcher --
pt. 3. Break on through to the other side, 1972-1975 --
12. The Roger Corman post-graduate university of sex, drugs, and rock and roll B movies : Boxcar Bertha --
13. Neorealism American style : Mean streets --
14. Hollywood! Alice doesn't live here anymore --
15. My voyage through hell : Taxi driver --
pt. 4. In excess, 1976-1978 --
16. Disaster movies : New York, New York --
pt. 5. Redemption, 1979-1989 --
17. "I'm not an animal" : Raging bull --
18. The double : The king of comedy --
19. K : After hours --
20. Resurrection : The color of money --
21. Passion play : The last temptation of Christ --
22. New York, New York : New York stories. pt. 6. The eternal flame, 1990-1998 --
23. "We make street movies" : GoodFellas --
24. The old and the new : Cape Fear --
25. Emotional violence : The age of innocence --
26. Trilogy : Casino --
27. Zenned in : Kundun --
pt. 7. Out of touch/out of time, 1999-2007 --
28. Five marriages --
29. Taxi driver lite : Bringing out the dead --
30. New York stories : Gangs of New York --
31. My voyage to Spielberg/Lucasland : The aviator --
32. Tribal rites of the Irish : The departed --
Epilogue --
Appendix A : Filmography as director : fictional works --
Appendix B : Filmography as director : nonfiction --
Appendix C : Filmography as actor --
Appendix D : Filmography as executive producer and producer --
Appendix E : Filmography as presenter --
Appendix F : Interview with Martin Scorsese --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsabilità: Vincent LoBrutto.
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Traces filmmaker Martin Scorsese's Italian-American heritage, his strict Catholic upbringing, the continuing role of religion in his life and art. This biography chronicles his private relationships,  Per saperne di più…

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