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  1. Jerry Lewis

    Jerry Lewis

    By Chris Fujiwara

    Series Contemporary Film Directors

    University of Illinois Press

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    Published: 19th October 2009
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  2. Albert Maysles

    Albert Maysles

    By Joe McElhaney

    Series Contemporary Film Directors

    University of Illinois Press

    Albert Maysles has created some of the most influential documentaries of the postwar period. Such films as Salesman, Gimme Shelter, and Grey Gardens continue to generate intense debate about the ethics and aesthetics of the documentary... Learn More
    Published: 13th March 2009
    Paperback | £16.99
  3. Atom Egoyan

    Atom Egoyan

    By Emma Wilson

    Series Contemporary Film Directors

    University of Illinois Press

    The films of Canadian-Armenian director Atom Egoyan immerse the viewer in a world of lush sensuality, melancholia, and brooding obsession. From his earliest films Next of Kin and Family Viewing, to his coruscating Exotica and... Learn More
    Published: 29th January 2009
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  4. Sally Potter

    Sally Potter

    By Catherine Fowler

    Series Contemporary Film Directors

    University of Illinois Press

    This survey of Sally Potter\u2019s work documents and explores her cinematic development from the feminist reworking of Puccini\u2019s opera La Boh\u00e8me in Thriller to the provocative contemplation of romantic relationships... Learn More
    Published: 29th October 2008
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  5. Terrence Malick

    Terrence Malick

    By Lloyd Michaels

    Series Contemporary Film Directors

    University of Illinois Press

    For a director who has made only four feature films over three decades, Terrence Malick has sustained an extraordinary critical reputation as one of America\u2019s most original and independent filmmakers. In this book, Lloyd... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2008
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  6. Paul Schrader

    Paul Schrader

    By George Kouvaros

    Series Contemporary Film Directors

    University of Illinois Press

    As the first full-length study on Paul Schrader's films, this book examines the different styles of his work and the multiple influences on which it draws. A defining feature of Schrader's career is his capacity to engage in a... Learn More
    Published: 23rd May 2008
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  7. Jean-Pierre Jeunet

    Jean-Pierre Jeunet

    By Elizabeth Ezra

    Series Contemporary Film Directors

    University of Illinois Press

    This is the first book on Jean-Pierre Jeunet, the popular and critically acclaimed director of films such as Am\u00e9lie, Delicatessen, A Very Long Engagement, Alien Resurrection, and City of Lost Children. Jeunet's work exemplifies... Learn More
    Published: 2nd April 2008
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  8. Neil Jordan

    Neil Jordan

    By Maria T. Pramaggiore

    Series Contemporary Film Directors

    University of Illinois Press

    Best known for his enormously successful independent film The Crying Game, Irish director Neil Jordan has made sixteen feature films since 1982. Even after achieving commercial success and critical acclaim with such films as Interview... Learn More
    Published: 2nd April 2008
    Hardback | £52.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  9. Jim Jarmusch

    Jim Jarmusch

    By Juan A. Suarez

    Series Contemporary Film Directors

    University of Illinois Press

    The first major English-language study of JarmuschAt a time when gimmicky, action-driven blockbusters ruled Hollywood, Jim Jarmusch spearheaded a boom in independent cinema by making low-budget films focused on intimacy, character,... Learn More
    Published: 13th August 2007
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  10. Manoel de Oliveira

    Manoel de Oliveira

    By Randal Johnson

    Series Contemporary Film Directors

    University of Illinois Press

    Understanding the iconoclastic work of a lifelong cinematic pioneer With a career spanning over seventy years, Portuguese film director Manoel de Oliveira may be the oldest active filmmaker in the world today. Known for his distinctive... Learn More
    Published: 27th July 2007
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  11. Roman Polanski

    Roman Polanski

    By James Morrison

    Series Contemporary Film Directors

    University of Illinois Press

    A new take on an eclectic and controversial directorJames Morrison's Roman Polanski offers one of the most comprehensive and critically engaged treatments ever written on Polanski's work. Tracing the filmmaker's remarkably diverse... Learn More
    Published: 2nd July 2007
    Paperback | £16.99
  12. Jane Campion

    Jane Campion

    By Kathleen McHugh

    Series Contemporary Film Directors

    University of Illinois Press

    The subversive style of the woman who has become one of the world's greatest film directors From Jane Campion's early award-winning short films on through international sensation The Piano and beyond, Kathleen McHugh traces the... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2007
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  13. Abel Ferrara

    Abel Ferrara

    Written by Nicole Brenez, Translated by Adrian Martin

    Series Contemporary Film Directors

    University of Illinois Press

    Published: 20th December 2006
    Paperback | £16.99
  14. Chris Marker

    Chris Marker

    By Nora M. Alter

    Series Contemporary Film Directors

    University of Illinois Press

    Published: 5th July 2006
    Hardback | £52.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  15. Pedro Almodovar

    Pedro Almodovar

    By Marvin D'Lugo

    Series Contemporary Film Directors

    University of Illinois Press

    In Pedro Almodóvar, Marvin D'Lugo offers a concise, informed, and insightful commentary on the man who has become a preeminent force in modern cinema and by far the best known Spanish filmmaker among English-speaking audiences.... Learn More
    Published: 24th May 2006
    Paperback | £16.99
  16. Claire Denis

    Claire Denis

    By Judith Mayne

    Series Contemporary Film Directors

    University of Illinois Press

    Published: 22nd March 2005
    Paperback | £16.99
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