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On Directing Film
by David Mamet




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Calling on this unique perspective as playwright, screenwriter, and director of his own critically acclaimed movies, House Of Games and Things Change, David Mamet illuminates how a film comes to be. He looks at every aspect of directing--from script to cutting room--to show the many tasks directors undertake in reaching their prime objective: presenting a story that will be understood by the audience and has the power to be both surprising and inevitable at the same time.

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Overview

Calling on this unique perspective as playwright, screenwriter, and director of his own critically acclaimed movies, House Of Games and Things Change, David Mamet illuminates how a film comes to be. He looks at every aspect of directing--from script to cutting room--to show the many tasks directors undertake in reaching their prime objective: presenting a story that will be understood by the audience and has the power to be both surprising and inevitable at the same time.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780140127225
  • ISBN-10: 0140127224
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: January 1992
  • Page Count: 128
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 7.92 x 5.02 x 0.36 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.23 pounds


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