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Sidney Lumet: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers (Hardcover))

Editore: University Press of Mississippi
ISBN 10: 1578067235 / ISBN 13: 9781578067237
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Titolo: Sidney Lumet: Interviews (Conversations with...

Casa editrice: University Press of Mississippi

Legatura: Hardcover

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Sidney Lumet (b. 1924) is considered one of the most gifted and socially conscious American filmmakers of his generation. His best-known movies--including Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, The Verdict, 12 Angry Men, and Network--have garnered him an Honorary Academy Award in 2005, multiple Oscar nominations for Best Director, the D. W. Griffith Award for Lifetime Achievement, and numerous other tributes.

This book features over twenty interviews with the director, including an interview conducted by the editor for this volume. One of the few mainstream directors who works outside of Hollywood, Lumet discusses how his home base, New York City, fuels his films. Candid, outspoken and occasionally brash, Lumet talks passionately and clearly about his work with great actors (among them Al Pacino, Faye Dunaway, River Phoenix, and Sean Connery) and acclaimed screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky.

Insisting that moviemaking is collaborative, Lumet often notes his determination to find styles that serve the many different kinds of stories he has told, such as the social drama The Pawnbroker, the crime films Prince of the City and Serpico, the intimate family piece Garbo Talks, the play adaptation Long Day's Journey into Night, and the television series 100 Centre Street.

Joanna E. Rapf is professor of English and of film and video studies at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. She is the author of On the Waterfront and Buster Keaton: A Bio-Bibliography, and her work has appeared in Film Quarterly, Literature/Film Quarterly, Post Script, and Journal of Popular Culture.

Dall'editore: These career-spanning interviews with the director of Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, The Verdict, Twelve Angry Men, and Network and many others

* Feature over twenty interviews with the director, including two pieces that have never appeared in English and a 2003 interview conducted by the editor specifically for this volume

* Offer the first book of interviews with Lumet

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