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Sound Design: The Dancing Shadow

Projections 4 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1995

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...It disappeared long ago, but in 1972 The Window was still there, peering blindly through a veil of dust, thirty-five feet above the floor of Samuel Goldwyn's old Stage 7. I never would have noticed had not Richard pointed it out to me as we...

The Burning Question: Absolute Freedom?

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 1 : A Forum for Film-makers

Faber and Faber Limited, 1992

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... east!' OK, so we lost the crusades, but wait till the next to last reel when we have the Gulf War. We'll get back at those guys. This movie goes on until we win - or lose! Listen, Boorman and Donohue, you were the ones who gave us licence...

Losing Touch In memoriam George Cukor, died 24 January 1983

Projections 1 : A Forum for Film-makers

Faber and Faber Limited, 1992

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Surviving Desire

Projections 1 : A Forum for Film-makers

Faber and Faber Limited, 1992

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Fred Zinnemann

Projections 4½ : In association with Positif: Film-makers on Film-making

Faber & Faber Limited, 1995

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... that if the best of cinema is about anything, it is about saying Yes to the human spirit.(From a conversation with Walter Donohue.)Eisenstein's Battleship Potemkin.Dreyer's Passion of Joan of Arc....

David O. Russell

Projections 4½ : In association with Positif: Film-makers on Film-making

Faber & Faber Limited, 1995

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...When I was making Spanking the Monkey, I had favourite films like The Graduate, The 400 Blows and Knife in the Water in the back of my mind – strangely unloving families in the first two, and unpredictable, subtly-played sexual triangles...

In Memoriam

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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Projections 5 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1996

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...One of the features of Projections 4 was an interview with the participants of Vanya on 42nd Street. As a way of marking the loss of Louis Malle, we present the interviewer's, Oren Moverman's, recollection of the final moments...

Carlos Diegues

Projections 4½ : In association with Positif: Film-makers on Film-making

Faber & Faber Limited, 1995

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...Exactly thirty years ago, I took part in the Cannes Festival where two Brazilian films, Glauber Rocha's Deus e o Diablo na Terra do Sol and Nelson Pereira dos Santos's Vidas Secas, were presented in the official competition. These films...

Roman Polanski

Projections 4½ : In association with Positif: Film-makers on Film-making

Faber & Faber Limited, 1995

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...The film that probably most influenced my life when I was very young was Odd Man Out (literally translated in Polish as 'Those not needed can go', while the French title, literally 'Eight hours' grace', seems to me useless). I saw...

Valeria Sarmiento

Projections 4½ : In association with Positif: Film-makers on Film-making

Faber & Faber Limited, 1995

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...When a film remains at the project stage in spite of all attempts to make it, I always say it's 'fallen in the water'. Since, in spite of myself, I often use this phrase, I started wondering where it came from.I can still remember today...