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The Resource The film that changed my life : 30 directors on their epiphanies in the dark, Robert K. Elder

The film that changed my life : 30 directors on their epiphanies in the dark, Robert K. Elder

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The film that changed my life : 30 directors on their epiphanies in the dark
Title
The film that changed my life
Title remainder
30 directors on their epiphanies in the dark
Statement of responsibility
Robert K. Elder
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Rebel Without a Cause inspired John Woo to comb his hair and talk like James Dean
  • For Richard Linklater, "something was simmering in me, but Raging Bull brought it to a boil."
  • Apocalypse Now introduced Danny Boyle to "the pure visceral power of cinema."
  • A single line from The Wizard of Oz--"Who would have thought a good little girl like you could destroy my beautiful wickedness?"--Inspired John Waters's life, he says. "I sometimes say it to myself before I go to sleep, like a prayer."
  • "If you love films and care about filmmakers, you'll have a hard time putting this book down. These lively conversations reveal just how much one generation of filmmakers influences the next--and how a single movie can change the course of a young person's life and career."--Leonard Maltin, author of Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide
  • "A great and provocative read. Elder begins with a simple question and leads a wide variety of filmmakers down all sorts of unexpected paths. Why do we respond so passionately, even irrationally, to the movies that change our lives? The wonderful thing about being a critic or a lifelong movie lover is that life changes all the time in relation to the spells being cast on the screen. Elder's book honors that alchemic relationship many times over. It's addictive."--Michael Phillips, film critic, Chicago Tribune
  • "If, as John Huston once said, movies are the reigning art form of the last hundred years, then Robert K. Elder's idea of asking thirty directors to talk about the movie that most influenced their careers is a bonanza for film buffs and a wonderful recommendation to all who love movies. Elder has done us all a favor: read this book, then go see for yourself why these movies made the cut!"--Lawrence Grobel, author of The Art of the Interview --Book Jacket
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385395
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DLC
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Elder, Robert K
Dewey number
791.43/75
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Motion pictures
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Motion pictures
Target audience
adult
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30 directors on their epiphanies in the dark
Label
The film that changed my life : 30 directors on their epiphanies in the dark, Robert K. Elder
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An American werewolf in London / Edgar Wright -- Annie Hall / Rian Johnson -- Apocalypse now / Danny Boyle -- Bonnie and Clyde / Bill Condon -- Brazil / Richard Kelly -- Citizen Kane / Peter Bogdanovich -- A clockwork orange / John Dahl -- 8 1/2 / Henry Jaglom -- E.T.: the extra-terrestrial / Brian Herzlinger -- The exterminating angel / Alex Gibney -- The godfather / Kimberly Peirce -- Harlan County U.S.A. / Steve James -- Kings of the road / Austin Chick -- L'âge d'or / Guy Maddin -- Le voyage en ballon / Michel Gondry -- Once upon a time in America / Michael Polish -- Open city / Arthur Hiller -- Paper moon / Pete Docter -- Persona / Atom Egoyan -- Purab aur pachhim and It's a wonderful life / Gurinder Chadha -- Raging bull / Richard Linklater -- Raising Arizona / Jay Duplass -- Rebel without a cause and Mean streets / John Woo -- The 7th voyage of Sinbad / John Landis -- Slacker / Kevin Smith -- Sleeper / Chris Miller -- The soft skin / Neil LaBute -- The tales of Hoffmann / George A. Romero -- Touch of evil / Frank Oz -- The wizard of Oz / John Waters
Control code
ocn617445783
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 295 pages
Isbn
9781556528255
Lccn
2010038581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)617445783
Label
The film that changed my life : 30 directors on their epiphanies in the dark, Robert K. Elder
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An American werewolf in London / Edgar Wright -- Annie Hall / Rian Johnson -- Apocalypse now / Danny Boyle -- Bonnie and Clyde / Bill Condon -- Brazil / Richard Kelly -- Citizen Kane / Peter Bogdanovich -- A clockwork orange / John Dahl -- 8 1/2 / Henry Jaglom -- E.T.: the extra-terrestrial / Brian Herzlinger -- The exterminating angel / Alex Gibney -- The godfather / Kimberly Peirce -- Harlan County U.S.A. / Steve James -- Kings of the road / Austin Chick -- L'âge d'or / Guy Maddin -- Le voyage en ballon / Michel Gondry -- Once upon a time in America / Michael Polish -- Open city / Arthur Hiller -- Paper moon / Pete Docter -- Persona / Atom Egoyan -- Purab aur pachhim and It's a wonderful life / Gurinder Chadha -- Raging bull / Richard Linklater -- Raising Arizona / Jay Duplass -- Rebel without a cause and Mean streets / John Woo -- The 7th voyage of Sinbad / John Landis -- Slacker / Kevin Smith -- Sleeper / Chris Miller -- The soft skin / Neil LaBute -- The tales of Hoffmann / George A. Romero -- Touch of evil / Frank Oz -- The wizard of Oz / John Waters
Control code
ocn617445783
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 295 pages
Isbn
9781556528255
Lccn
2010038581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)617445783

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