"How Movies Work" offers the filmgoer an engaging and informative guide to the appreciation and evaluation of films. It provides a comprehensive consideration of movies from idea to script, casting, financing, shooting and distribution. Bruce Kawin addresses the book not just to students of film but to any filmgoer curious to know more about the process of the conception and creation of our favorite entertainment and art form.
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"In "How Movies Work Bruce Kawin demonstrates quite deftly that one can engage in rudimentary ideological and formal analysis of Hollywood films, yet still discuss commercial film economics. . . . "How Movies Work is a unique book because . . . it actually includes films by women and independents."--Patricia Zimmerman, "Journal of Film and VideoAbout the Author:
Bruce Kawin is Professor of English and Film Studies, University of Colorado, and author of Mindscreen: Bergman, Godard, and First-Person Films and editor of Faulkner's MGM Screenplays.
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Book Description Allyn & Bacon. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0023631708 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW4.0004263
Book Description Allyn & Bacon, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110023631708