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on: June 07, 2003, 11:50:14 PM
Is there anywhere I can see a complete list of these books
(ie Scorsese on Scorsese, Hitchcock on Hitchcock, Godard on Godard)
and can anyone here suggest certain ones to me

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Reply #1 on: June 07, 2003, 11:51:57 PM
you can get a complete list inside any one of the books on one of the opening pages like "Also Available"....
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Reply #2 on: June 08, 2003, 12:34:00 AM
What I found:

Woody Allen On Woody Allen
Almodovar On Almodovar
Burton On Burton
Cronenberg On Cronenberg
De Toth On De Toth
Fellini On Fellini
Gilliam On Gilliam
Hawks On Hawks
Hitchcock On Hitchcock
Kieslowski On Kieslowski
Levinson On Levinson
Lynch On Lynch
Malle On Malle
Potter On Potter
Sayles On Sayles
Schrader On Schrader
Scorsese On Scorsese
Sirk On Sirk
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Reply #3 on: June 08, 2003, 01:26:37 AM
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Reply #4 on: June 08, 2003, 02:17:58 PM
I've read Scorsese on Scorsese, enjoyed it, but also felt he talked so much and so general he could act as his own biographer of getting the fact details instead of the major insight into emotion. I have Kieslowski on Kieslowski on order now and am very much looking forward to that. I;m starting to get majorly into John Sayles and am thinking of getting Sayles on Sayles next.



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Reply #5 on: June 08, 2003, 09:08:21 PM
Schrader On Schrader is the best __ on __ book I've ever read.
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Reply #6 on: March 02, 2021, 06:01:28 PM
For the youngins:

These books are becoming increasingly obscure but are still some of the best first-hand accounts of the director’s process available apart from the Conversations with Filmmakers series


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Reply #7 on: March 02, 2021, 06:19:16 PM
Love these, the Cronenberg, Schrader and Herzog ones are three of my most prized books. The Herzog book in particular is more enjoyable than almost all of his movies.


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Reply #8 on: March 02, 2021, 06:31:33 PM
Yep. The Cassavetes, Leigh, Altman, Allen, Sayles and Scorsese I can personally vouch for, too.


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Reply #9 on: March 03, 2021, 09:57:44 AM
Hmm, interestingly these are not readily available on either z-library or libgen so they are quite rare and possibly only available used at the moment, blerg!