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Philip Kaufman

Author: Annette Insdorf
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2012.
Series: Contemporary film directors.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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American director Philip Kaufman is hard to pin down: a visual stylist who is truly literate, a San Franciscan who often makes European films, he is an accessible storyteller with a sophisticated touch. Celebrated for his vigorous, sexy, and reflective cinema, Kaufman is best known for his masterpiece The Unbearable Lightness of Being and the astronaut saga The Right Stuff. In this study, Annette Insdorf argues that  Read more...
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Named Person: Philip Kaufman
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Annette Insdorf
ISBN: 9780252036859 0252036859 9780252078460 0252078462 9780252093975 0252093976
OCLC Number: 747713012
Description: xi, 159 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: An eye for an "I". Sexual and artistic freedom --
Male relationships and codes of honor --
Fallible perception and trust --
Interview with Philip Kaufman.
Series Title: Contemporary film directors.
Responsibility: Annette Insdorf.

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"A thoughtful, scholarly study of one of America's most underrated filmmakers."-Leonard Maltin "A sympathetic, in-depth, and entirely jargon-free look at Kaufman's work."-DGA Quarterly "A shrewd and Read more...

 
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