Talking Movies: Contemporary World Filmmakers in Interview

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Wallflower, 2006 - Performing Arts - 239 pages
"A culmination of more than ten years of interviews, Talking Movies is a collection of conversations with some of the most audacious and respected contemporary filmmakers of the present generation. Several of these in-depth discussions have already featured in publications such as Vertigo and Enthusiasm, and there are over fifteen interviews exclusive to this book. The names included here are those at the cutting edge of cinematic style the world over, those whose work has defined how images are processed and appreciated by modern audiences. Directors frankly discussing their craft and the social, political and technological forces that inform it including Claire Denis and Bertrand Tavernier (France), Guillermo del Toro, Alejandro González Ińárritu and Carlos Reygadas (Mexico) Hal Hartley and Richard Linklater (USA), Stephen Frears and Andrew Kötting (UK), Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Turkey), Atom Egoyan (Canada), Lucrecia Martel (Argentina) and John Hillcoat and Nick Cave (Australia)."--Publisher description.

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Laurent Cantet
14
Guillermo del Toro
29
Claire Denis
48
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Jason Wood is a film programmer, documentary filmmaker, and writer. He is the author of Contemporary Mexican Cinema and has been published in Vertigo, the Guardian, and Sight and Sound.

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