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Fifty Contemporary Film Directors

Yvonne Tasker

Published December 9th 2010
ISBN : 9781282882522
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494 pages
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Fifty Contemporary Film Directors examines the work of some of todays most popular and influential cinematic figures. It provides an accessible overview of each directors contribution to cinema, incorporating a discussion of their career, majorMoreFifty Contemporary Film Directors examines the work of some of todays most popular and influential cinematic figures. It provides an accessible overview of each directors contribution to cinema, incorporating a discussion of their career, major works and impact. Revised throughout and with twelve new entries, this second edition is an up-to-date introduction to some of the most prominent film makers of the present day. The directors, from differing backgrounds and working across a range of genres, include:Martin ScorseseSteven SpielbergSofia CoppolaJulie DashShane MeadowMichael MoorePeter JacksonGuillermo Del ToroTim BurtonJackie ChanAng LeePedro AlmodovarWith further reading and a filmography accompanying each entry, this comprehensive guide is indispensable to all those studying contemporary film and will appeal to anyone interested in the key individuals behind modern cinemas greatest achievements.