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Author Freer, Ian.

Title Movie makers : 50 iconic directors from Chaplin to the Coen brothers / Ian Freer
Published London : Quercus, 2009


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Description 192 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents D.W. Griffith -- Cecil B. DeMille -- Michael Curtiz -- Charlie Chaplin -- Fritz Lang -- John Ford -- Jean Renoir -- Josef von Sternberg -- Howard Hawks -- Frank Capra -- Sergei Einsenstein -- George Cukor -- Alfred Hitchcock -- Luis Buñuel -- Walt Disney -- William Wyler -- Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger -- John Huston -- Roberto Rossellini -- Billy Wilder -- David Lean -- Elia Kazan -- Akira Kurosawa -- Orson Welles -- Ingmar Bergman -- Federico Fellini -- Satyajit Ray -- Robert Altman -- Sam Peckinpah -- Stanley Kubrick -- Sergio Leone -- Jean-Luc Godard -- François Truffaut -- Roman Polanski -- Woody Allen -- Ridley Scott -- Francis Ford Coppola -- Bernardo Bertolucci -- Krzysztof Kieślowski -- Werner Herzog -- Martin Scorsese -- George Lucas -- David Lynch -- Steven Spielberg -- Pedro Almodóvar -- Joel and Ethan Coen -- Spike Lee -- Tim Burton -- Peter Jackson -- Quentin Tarantino
Summary Moviemakers provides profiles of the 50 greatest film directors in cinematic history. From D.W. Griffith to the iconic films of Quentin Tarantino, the range is wide, featuring not only the Hollywood greats, but also a full complement of European and Asian directors. Author Ian Freer writes with infectious enthusiasm for his subject and outlines the life of every director, the passage of each career, seminal influences, and major films, plus fascinating anecdotes from behind the scenes
Notes Includes index
Subject Motion picture producers and directors -- Biography.
Motion picture producers and directors.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- Biography.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction.
Theatrical producers and directors.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9781847245120
Other Titles Movie makers : fifty iconic directors from Chaplin to the Coen brothers