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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...

La Fille coupée en deux (2007): Killing the Beast

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 Fille coupée en deux is based on a 1906 crime in which millionaire playboy Harry K. Thaw shot architect Stanford White in Madison Square Garden. Thaw was married to White’s former mistress, the model, chorus girl and, later, film...

Bellamy (2009): More than Meets the Eye

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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...Claude Chabrol derived inspiration for Bellamy from a 1987 case: It was in the newspapers. We were inspired by a real event. The story of Emile Leullet/Noël Gentil comes from the Dandonneau affair. Yves Dandonneau was an insurer who wanted...

Robert Bresson on L'Argent

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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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Walter Donohue

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Projections 9 : French Film-makers on Film-making in association with Positif

1999

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...Robert Bresson (foreground) directs Le Diable, Probablement (1977)Robert Bresson is France's greatest living film director. His films include Les Anges du péché (1943), Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne (1945), Journal d'un curé de campagne...

Raising Arizona (2002)

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Joel Coen

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Ethan Coen

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Joel Coen

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...A Wall With horizontal hatch lines. Voice-Over … Call me Hi. A disheveled young man in a gaily colored Hawaiian shirt is launched into frame by someone offscreen. He holds a printed paddle that reads ‘NO. 1468-6 NOV 29 79.’ The hatch...

Louis Malle on Au revoir les enfants

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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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Walter Donohue

Walter Donohue

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Projections 9 : French Film-makers on Film-making in association with Positif

1999

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...Louis Malle directing Gaspard Manesse and Raphael Fejto on Au revoir les enfantsLouis Malle's first production was Ascenseur pour léchafaud (1957), shot to a Miles Davis score. It was a considerable success, as was Au revoir les enfants...