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Cult filmmakers : 50 movie mavericks you need to know

Author: Ian Haydn Smith; Kristelle Rodeia
Publisher: London, United Kingdom : White Lion Publishing, 2019.
Series: Cult figures
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What makes a cult filmmaker? Pioneering in their craft, fiercely and undeniably unique, or critically divisive: cult filmmakers come in all shapes and guises. Some gain instant fame, others instant notoriety. More still remain anonymous until a chance change in fashion propels them into the limelight. This book handpicks 50 notable figures in the world of cinema, exploring their creative genius and celebrating the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Haydn Smith; Kristelle Rodeia
ISBN: 9780711240261 0711240264
OCLC Number: 1108697958
Description: 143 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 20 cm
Contents: Ana Lily Amirpour (1976) --
Kenneth Anger (1927) --
Gregg Araki (1959) --
Darren Aronofsky (1969) --
Mario Bava (1914-1980) --
Kathryn Bigelow (1951) --
Anna Biller --
Lizzie Borden (1958) --
Tim Burton (1958) --
John Carpenter (1948) --
Park Chan-Wook (1963) --
Benjamin Christensen (1879-1959) --
Vera Chytilova (1929-2014) --
Sofia Coppola (1971) --
Roger Corman (1926) --
Alex Cox (1954) --
David Cronenberg (1943) --
Claire Denis (1946) --
Amat Escalante (1979) --
Abel Ferrara (1951) --
Georges Franju (1912-1987) --
Lucio Fulci (1927-1996) --
Terry Gilliam (1940) --
Lucile Hadzihalilovic (1961) --
Dennis Hopper (1936-2010) --
King Hu (1932-1997) --
Jim Jarmusch (1953) --
Jean-Pierre Jeunet (1953) --
Alejandro Jodorowsky (1929) --
Harmony Korine (1973) --
Barbara Loden (1932-1980) --
David Lynch (1946) --
Guy Maddin (1956) --
Russ Meyer (1922-2004) --
Oscar Micheaux (1884-1951) --
Takashi Miike (1960) --
Gaspar Noe (1963) --
Gordon Parks (1912-2006) --
George A. Romero (1940-2017) --
Ken Russell (1927-2011) --
Susan Seidelman (1952) --
Seijun Suzuki (1923-2017) --
Larisa Shepitko (1938-1979) --
Quentin Tarantino (1963) --
Melvin Van Peebles (1932) --
Lars Von Trier (1956) --
John Waters (1946) --
Nicolas Winding Refn (1970) --
Edward D. Wood Jr. (1924-1978) --
Brian Yuzna (1949).
Series Title: Cult figures
Responsibility: Ian Haydn Smith ; illustrated by Kristelle Rodeia.

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Cult Filmmakers is the first in a series of illustrated gift books that each profile 50 cult individuals in the visual arts.  Read more...

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"Cinephiles will relish this insightful, crisply written little volume...Fans of offbeat cinema will enjoy Smith's perceptive and engaging study." -- Kirk Bane * Midwest Book Review * "If you are a Read more...

 
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