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Francis Ford Coppola

Ryan Gilbey

Ryan Gilbey is a freelance film journalist and writes for a variety of publications, including Sight & Sound, the Guardian, Observer and the Sunday Times. He is the former film critic for the Independent. It Don’t Worry Me is his first book. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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It Don’t Worry Me : Nashville, Jaws, Star Wars and beyond

Faber and Faber, 2003

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...Making The Conversation (1974): Gene Hackman confers with Francis Ford Coppola. The Conversation: Gene Hackman as Harry Caul. In the films of Francis Ford Coppola, size matters. This robust...

What Do the Actors Say?

Lenore DeKoven

Lenore DeKoven has had a distinguished and varied career in film, theatre, and television on both east and west coasts. From 1988 to 2008, she taught in the Graduate Film Division of Columbia University’s School of the Arts, and has also taught at UCLA and New York University. She is a member of the Directors Guild of America, a former Vice President of the League of Professional Theatre Women, was one of the Founders of NY Women in Film and TV, and has directed and produced plays and television in New York and LA. In 1981, DeKoven created Our Workshop East, a development gym for actors, writers, and directors. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Changing Direction : A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatre

Routledge, 2019

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... What Do the Actors Say? As I have been saying repeatedly in many different ways, Listen to your actors at all times! Assuming that you have done a good job on the casting process and that you’ve hired good actors, you will find...

Merci pour le chocolat (2000): Cause and Effect

Jacob Leigh

Dr. Jacob Leigh is Lecturer in the department of Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Late Films of Claude Chabrol : Genre, Visual Expressionism and Narrational Ambiguity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Merci pour le chocolat is based on Charlotte Armstrong’s novel The Chocolate Cobweb (1948), translated and published in France in 1949 as Et merci pour le chocolat.Armstrong’s novel was published in France by Ditis, translated...

La Fleur du mal (2003): Keeping it in the Family

Jacob Leigh

Dr. Jacob Leigh is Lecturer in the department of Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Late Films of Claude Chabrol : Genre, Visual Expressionism and Narrational Ambiguity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Incest, inheritance, politics and terroir: these are the leading subjects of La Fleur du mal. The film’s narrative structure is founded on a principle of repetition; it opens with Pierre Charpin’s corpse and it ends with Gérard’s (Bernard...

Epilogue

Sarah Atkinson

Sarah Atkinson is Principal Lecturer in Film and Media at the University of Brighton, UK, and an audio-visual arts practitioner undertaking explorations into new forms of fictional and dramatic storytelling in visual and sonic media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beyond the Screen : Emerging Cinema and Engaging Audiences

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...At the Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival on 22 August 2013, The James MacTaggart Memorial Lecture.So I predict in the next decade or two, any differentiation between these platforms will fall away. Is 13 hours watched...

Texts Unbound

Robert Edgar

Robert Edgar is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing in the School of Humanities, Religion and Philosophy at York St John University, with research interests including screenwriting, prose fiction, radio drama, popular music, the practice of film production, short film production and distribution, narratology and the theory and practice of comedy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Marland

John Marland is a Senior Lecturer in Literature Studies at York St John University with twenty years of experience using adaptation as an educational tool across a range of the arts and humanities subjects including Literature, Creative Writing and Film & TV Production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptation for Screenwriters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...8a) Working between texts This chapter examines appropriation both as a form of adaptation and as a form in its own right. Appropriation might be loosely described as the taking of a core feature or aspect of a text and then reusing...

Corporeal Projections and Drone Bodies

Steen Ledet Christiansen

Steen Ledet Christiansen is Associate Professor of English at Aalborg University, Denmark. His research focuses on popular visual culture, particularly film and the burgeoning field of post-cinema. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Drone Age Cinema : Action Film and Sensory Assault

I.B.Tauris, 2017

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...With action cinema’s emphasis on physical empowerment and ability, power becomes a central concern. I have already shown several ways in which post-cinematic bodies express power and render forces across and with our bodies. These lines...

‘All Agents Defect …’

Scott Wilson

Scott Wilson is a Senior Lecturer in film history, film theory, and cultural studies in the Department of Performing and Screen Arts at Unitec, Institute of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Politics of Insects : David Cronenberg's Cinema of Confrontation

Continuum, 2011

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...Can We Call for Meta-Heresy? As should now be clear, throughout this volume I have sought to utilize Žižek's injunction about heresy as a means of exploring Cronenberg's cinematic activities. In each case, the actions of the heretic...

Coppola’s The Conversation (1974) and Walter Murch’s Sound Worlds

The Hollywood Renaissance : Revisiting American Cinema’s Most Celebrated Era

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The Conversation (Francis Ford Coppola, 1974) was a late entry in the Hollywood Renaissance love affair with the European art film. Francis Ford Coppola wrote the original screenplay for the movie in 1967, under the deep influence...

La Demoiselle d’honneur (2004): Criss-Cross, Motives and Murder

Jacob Leigh

Dr. Jacob Leigh is Lecturer in the department of Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Late Films of Claude Chabrol : Genre, Visual Expressionism and Narrational Ambiguity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...La Demoiselle d’honneur (2004) is Chabrol’s adaptation of Ruth Rendell’s novel The Bridesmaid (1989). Almost the whole novel is presented from the hero Philip’s point of view. However, Rendell’s third-person description of Philip...