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Paul Schrader

Author: George Kouvaros
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2008.
Series: Contemporary film directors.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study on Paul Schrader's films. It examines the different styles of his work and the multiple influences on which it draws. It reads Schrader's films not only in terms of a number of important  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Paul Schrader; Paul Schrader; Paul Schrader; Paul Schrader; Paul Schrader, Regisseur.; Paul Schrader
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Kouvaros
ISBN: 9780252033063 025203306X 9780252075087 0252075080
OCLC Number: 154789814
Description: xi, 170 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: The new Hollywood --
From Grand Rapids to Hollywood --
The lure of negative thought : Taxi driver --
The psychopath's second coming --
From screenwriter to director : Blue collar and Hardcore --
A man and his room : American gigolo --
Changelings : Cat people --
The lure of biography : Mishima : a life in four chapters --
The catastrophe of identity : Light of day and Patty Hearst --
The paradox of acting --
Strangers to ourselves : Auto focus --
A director for hire --
Stories that tell us : The comfort of strangers --
Lost souls : Light sleeper --
False events : Affliction --
Logic of betrayal --
Nocturnal wanderers --
Prequels and obsessive loves : Dominion and Forever mine --
"Give all to love" --
Interview with Paul Schrader.
Series Title: Contemporary film directors.
Responsibility: George Kouvaros.
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