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The director's idea : the path to great directing / Ken Dancyger, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York.

By: Dancyger, Ken [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Burlington, MA : Focal Press, [2006]Copyright date: c2006Description: xiv, 356 p. ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780240806815 (acid-free paper); 0240806816 (pbk. : acid-free paper)Subject(s): Motion pictures -- Production and direction | Communication and mass media July2020Genre/Form: -- Text book DDC classification: 791.430233 Online resources: Publisher description
Contents:
pt. I: What the director does. Introduction -- The director's idea -- The competent director -- The good director -- The great director -- Text interpretation -- The camera -- The actor -- pt. II: The case studies of directing. Sergei Eisenstein : the historical dialectic -- John Ford : poetry and heroism -- George Stevens : the American character : desire and conscience -- Billy Wilder : existence at stake -- Ernst Lubitsch : the life force of romance -- Elia Kazan : drama as life -- François Truffaut : celebrate the child -- Roman Polanski : the aloneness of existence -- Stanley Kubrick : the darkness of modern life -- Steven Spielberg : childhood forever -- Margarethe Von Trotta : historical life and personal life intersect -- Lukas Moodysson : empathy and its limits -- Catherine Breillat : the warfare of sexuality -- Mary Harron : celebrity and banality -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Finding the director's idea.
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Includes index.

Includes appendix.

pt. I: What the director does. Introduction -- The director's idea -- The competent director -- The good director -- The great director -- Text interpretation -- The camera -- The actor -- pt. II: The case studies of directing. Sergei Eisenstein : the historical dialectic -- John Ford : poetry and heroism -- George Stevens : the American character : desire and conscience -- Billy Wilder : existence at stake -- Ernst Lubitsch : the life force of romance -- Elia Kazan : drama as life -- François Truffaut : celebrate the child -- Roman Polanski : the aloneness of existence -- Stanley Kubrick : the darkness of modern life -- Steven Spielberg : childhood forever -- Margarethe Von Trotta : historical life and personal life intersect -- Lukas Moodysson : empathy and its limits -- Catherine Breillat : the warfare of sexuality -- Mary Harron : celebrity and banality -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Finding the director's idea.

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