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Alex Belth: Strikes and Gutters - A Year with the Coen Brothers

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 and 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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Projections 8 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1998

Book chapter

...Alex Belth: self-portrait I In the late summer of 1996 I found myself interviewing for a personal assistant job with Joel and Ethan Coen. The summer had been a rough one. I had worked on an independent feature, gaining in experience what...

Francesco Rosi: Heightened Realism

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 and 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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Projections 8 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1998

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...Hands Over the City: Francesco Rosi with Rod SteigerFrancesco Rosi is of the same generation as Fellini and Zeffirelli; that is, of the generation who broke into the film industry during the immediate post-war period, working on films...

Cecil B. DeMille Goes to Hollywood

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 and 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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Projections 8 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1998

Book chapter

...Cecil B. DeMille, c. 1914I don't expect to return to work on the legitimate stage, ever!When is it that a film-maker, particularly one who gains the legendary notoriety that was enjoyed by Cecil B. DeMille, catches the fire that never goes...

Conversation with Walter Murch and Michael Ondaatje

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 and 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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Projections 8 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1998

Book chapter

...Michael Ondaatje with Anthony Minghella and Juliette BinocheIn December of 1996 when the film of The English Patient was completed author Michael Ondaatje with film editor and sound mixer Walter Murch joined me for a conversation...

Luise Rainer: A Craving to be Good

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 and 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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Projections 8 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1998

Book chapter

...A visit to Mrs Knittel brought unexpected rewards. Mrs Knittel is a small, elegant, eighty-seven-year-old widow who lives in a large, beautifully furnished flat near Sloane Square. She was blissfully married to the publisher Robert Knittel...

Abraham Polonsky: The Most Dangerous Man in America

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 and 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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Projections 8 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1998

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...Abraham Polonsky on the set of Romance of a Horse Thief'What are you gonna do, kill me? Everybody dies.'America is a pretty rotten place in the work of Abraham Polonsky. Not just the hand-me-down fatalism of noir but the acutely observed...

Christopher Doyle: Don't Try for Me, Argentina

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 and 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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Projections 8 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1998

Book chapter

...Wong Kar-WaiChristopher Doyle (self-portrait) A Journal of the Shooting of Wong Kar-Wai's Happy Together in Argentina Wong Kar-Wai entered the Hong Kong film industry as a scriptwriter, but stopped pre-scripting his own films when he...

Artur Aristakisian: Touching the Eyes with Light

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 and 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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Projections 8 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1998

Book chapter

...Images from The PalmsArtur Aristakisian's The Palms received the Nika (Russian Oscar) for Best Documentary in 1994, as well as a prize for contribution to cinema language in Taormina, the Forum Grand Prix and the Wolfgang Staudte Prize...

Abbas Kiarostami: Seeking a Home

Projections 8 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1998

Book chapter

...Abbas Kiarostami, the evocative hill near Koker in the background (photo by Godfrey Cheshire)Japanese tourists, Abbas Kiarostami tells me, now visit the hill near Koker that appears in his films Where Is the Friend's House? (1987), And Life...

Phil Tippett: Working on the Threshold of Animation

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 and 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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Projections 8 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1998

Book chapter

...Phil Tippett with the model of Luke Skywalker riding the TauntaunThrough his work at Industrial Light and Magic (ILM) and later at his own studio, Phil Tippett presided over the most significant change to stop-motion animation since...