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Cameramen

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was Catch Us If You Can in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Faber & Faber Ltd, 2020

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...The unsung heroes of movie-making are the cameramen. They come from different backgrounds and nationalities but share the language of light.Vilmos Zsigmond, the cameraman on Deliverance, was a film student in Budapest in 1956, when Russian...

A Love Story

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was Catch Us If You Can in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Wives gone, children grown, he lived alone, finding consolation in solitude, seeking peace of mind. They met by chance. He remembered her as a child. Their families had been neighbours.Between them they pieced together a shared past –...

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John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was Catch Us If You Can in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Faber & Faber Ltd, 2020

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...The title of this book promises conclusions, yet I have offered few so far. Confusions might have been a better title, or even Confessions. Well, here are a few that might help if you are thinking of making movies.– It is vital to make...

Clint Eastwood on Directed By . . .

The Director’s Cut : The Best of Projections

Faber and Faber Limited, 2006

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...You want me to talk about the directors I’ve worked with? Let’s start with those I didn’t get the chance to be directed by. Howard Hawks, for example, the first director I ever met! It was a brief meeting. I was helping him round up his...

Don’t Try for Me, Argentina

The Director’s Cut : The Best of Projections

Faber and Faber Limited, 2006

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...Edited and introduced by Tony Raynes Photographs by Christopher Doyle Wong Kar-Wai entered the Hong Kong film industry as a scriptwriter, but stopped pre-scripting his own films when he embarked on the second, Days of Being Wild. Since...

The Movies

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was Catch Us If You Can in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Conclusions

Faber & Faber Ltd, 2020

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...Films have been my life, ruling it, and in some sense, ruining it. I have been at their beck and call, always waiting, never able to make plans. My begging bowl has been held out for the money to make them. I have wheedled actors, flattered...

Missing Sandy Dennis

The Director’s Cut : The Best of Projections

Faber and Faber Limited, 2006

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...There are always moments, sometimes entire scenes and characters, that are cut out of a movie. For anyone who takes an active interest in the story they are helping to tell, whatever their capacity in a production, there is bound...

Jodie Foster talks to Mike Figgis

The Director’s Cut : The Best of Projections

Faber and Faber Limited, 2006

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...New York, New York: De Niro and Liza Minnelli.How would you describe what you do?God, I never know how to describe it. I don’t think I do a different job as a director than I do as an actress, or as a producer. For me it’s all about...

Jeanette Helen

The Director’s Cut : The Best of Projections

Faber and Faber Limited, 2006

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...Hello, Jeannette Helen.Jeannette Helen Morrison, yes.How long have I called you Jeannette Helen?Since you were old enough to know what my real name was.Why do you think I call you Jeannette Helen?I don’t know. Instead of calling me Mom...

Making Tarnation

The Director’s Cut : The Best of Projections

Faber and Faber Limited, 2006

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...The feature debut of Jonathan Caouette, Tarnation is a raw, extremely personal and sensual display of self-destruction and rebirth that announces the arrival of an exceptional new cinematic visionary. Interweaving a psychedelic whirlwind...