Books in category Performing Arts – Individual Director

  • Living Dangerously

    Living Dangerously
    Hans Schoots

    Highly prized biography of one of the Netherlands' most famous and controversial filmmakers.

  • Claude Jutra

    Claude Jutra
    Jim Leach

    Although Claude Jutra has been widely acclaimed, there has been surprisingly little critical literature about his work.

  • Ojo Tachado

    Ojo Tachado
    Jenaro Taléns

    The Branded Eye offers a detailed analysis of the film, including its production background, Salvador Dali's influence in its making, biographical information on Bunuel, an annotated script of the film, shot-by-shot descriptions, and a …

  • Alan Clarke

    Alan Clarke
    Richard T. Kelly

    This volume is a tribute to Clarke, made out of the thoughts and memories of those who worked with him and knew him best, and includes a celebatory essay by eminent critic, David Thomson.

  • Claude Sautet

    Claude Sautet
    Sandra Marti

    Essayant toujours d'aller plus loin, expérimentant des variations sur des thèmes qui lui étaient chers, craignant toujours d'en faire dire trop à ses personnages, tout en nuances, Claude Sautet déclara après avoir tourné son dernier …

  • Steven Spielberg and Philosophy

    Steven Spielberg and Philosophy
    Dean Kowalski

    Impressive in scope, this volume illustrates the philosophical tenets of a wide variety of thinkers from Plato to Aquinas, Locke, and Levinas.

  • Start to Finish

    Start to Finish
    Eric Lax

    Eric Lax has been with Woody Allen almost every step of the way. He chronicled Allen's transformation from stand-up comedian to filmmaker in On Being Funny (1975).

  • A Companion to Rainer Werner Fassbinder

    A Companion to Rainer Werner Fassbinder
    Brigitte Peucker

    This is the first of its kind to engage with this important figure. Essays by an international group of scholars consider this controversial director's contribution to German cinema, German history, gender studies, and auteurship.

  • Lars von Trier s Women

    Lars von Trier’s Women
    Rex Butler, David Denny

    Using Lacanian psychoanalysis and acknowledging the work of prior scholars on the films, Lars von Trier's Women reveals hidden resources for a renewed 'feminist' politics and social practice.

  • The Cinema of Terrence Malick

    The Cinema of Terrence Malick
    Hannah Patterson

    This updated book continues its explorations of identity, place and existence in his films, with three new essays by Adrian Martin, Mark Cousins and James Morrison on his latest film The New World (2005), as well as analysis of Badlands …

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