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    • ISBN:9781844038558
    • Publication date:03 Sep 2015
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A-Z Great Film Directors

By Andy Tuohy

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  • £14.99

A fun introduction to 52 of the greatest film directors, from Almodovar to Ozu, Fellini to Tarantino, and many more.

A fun introduction to 52 of the greatest film directors, from Almodovar to Ozu, Fellini to Tarantino, and many more.

A striking, design-led reference book. A-Z Great Film Directors features Andy Tuohy's portraits of 52 directors significant for their contribution to cinema including kings of world cinema Wong Kar-Wai and Akira Kurosawa, arthouse pioneers Fritz Lang and David Lynch as well as the often under-appreciated female directors Kathryn Bigelow and Jane Campion.

With text by film journalist Matt Glasby, each director's entry will also have a summary of the essential things you need to know about them, why they're important, a list of their must-see films, and a surprising fact or two about them, as well as images of their key films throughout.

So whether you're already a film afficionado, or looking for a helpful cheat to pass convincingly as an arthouse fan, you'll love this guide to international directors, past and present.

Biographical Notes

Andy Tuohy is a graphic designer and worked in advertising for many years before becoming a freelance artist/ designer. He has had design work commissioned by the Tate Modern and Tate Liverpool, Turner Contemporary and Henley Regatta, and has been featured in Design Week amongst other publications.

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  • ISBN: 9781844038220
  • Publication date: 03 Sep 2015
  • Page count: 224
  • Imprint: Cassell
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