Moviemakers' master class: private lessons from the world's foremost directors

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From Scorsese and Lynch to Wenders and Godard, interviews with twenty of the world's greatest directors on how they make films--and why

Each great filmmaker has a secret method to his moviemaking--but each of them is different. InMoviemaker Master Class, Laurent Tirard talks to twenty of today's most important filmmakers to get to the core of each director's approach to film, exploring the filmmaker's vision as well as his technique, while allowing each man to speak in his own voice.

Martin Scorsese likes setting up each shot very precisely ahead of time--so that he has the opportunity to change it all if he sees the need. Lars Von Trier, on the other hand, refuses to think about a shot until the actual moment of filming. And Bernardo Bertolucci tries to dream his shots the night before; if that doesn't work, he roams the set alone with a viewfinder, imagining the scene before the actors and crew join him. In these interviews--which originally appeared in the French film magazineStudio and are being published here in English for the first time--enhanced by exceptional photographs of the directors at work, Laurent Tirard has succeeded in finding out what makes each filmmaker--and his films--so extraordinary, shedding light on both the process and the people behind great moviemaking.

Among the other filmmakers included are Woody Allen, Tim Burton, Joel and Ethan Coen, and John Woo.

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table_of_contents Old school: John Boorman, Sydney Pollack, Claude Sautet -- Revisionists: Woody Allen, Bernardo Bertolucci, Martin Scorsese, Wim Wenders -- Dream weavers: Pedro Almodovar, Tim Burton, David Cronenberg, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, David Lynch -- Heavyweights: Oliver Stone, John Woo -- New Wave: Joel & Ethan Coen, Takeshi Kitano, Emir Justurica, Lars von Trier, Wong Kar Wai -- In a class of his own: Jean-Luc Godard.
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