Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers

Synopsis

Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers examines the work of some of today's most popular, original and influential cinematic voices. Each entry offers both an overview and critique of its subject's career and works, looking at the genres in which they work and their relationship to other film and filmmakers. It covers figures drawn from diverse cinematic traditions from around the world and includes:*Luc Besson*James Cameron*David Lynch*John Woo*Julie Dash*Spike Lee*Joel and Ethan Coen*Martin Scorsese*Mira Nair*Wim WendersWith each entry supplemented by a filmography, references and suggestions for further reading, this is an indispensable guide for anyone interested in contemporary film.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Yvonne Tasker
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2002