Movies for a Desert Isle

Forty-two Well-Known Film-Lovers in Search of the Films They Love Most




Book Details

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Publication Date : 4/16/2010

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 292
ISBN : 9781450206440

About the Book

Insights and anecdotes about cinema and filmmakers tumble from the mouths of filmmaker legends like Akira Kurosawa, Robert Altman, and Jim Jarmusch on these pages. Movies for a Desert Isle is at once a delight to browse in, and a provocative seminar on filmmaking.

About the Author

Elena Oumano is the author of twenty-one nonfiction books, a professor of communications for the City University of New York, and a music and film journalist for the Village Voice. She is also the author of Film Forum: Thirty-five Filmmakers Discuss Their Craft and the forthcoming Cinema Today: A Conversation with Thirty-nine Filmmakers From Around the World.