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Down and Dirty Pictures
Down and Dirty Pictures
 
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Author : Peter Biskind
Publisher : Bloomsbury
ISBN# : 9780747565710
Pages : 576
Price :INR 499
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Book Description

In the late 1980s a generation of filmmakers began to flower outside the Hollywood studio system and in the following decade, the independent film movement bloomed. Dozens of lesser-known filmmakers such as Steven Soderbergh and Quentin Tarantino began walking away with coveted prizes at Cannes and eventually the Academy Awards. Many of these directors were discovered at Robert Redfords Sundance Film Festival and then scooped up by Harvey and Bob Weinstein, whose company Miramax laid waste to the competition. In Down and Dirty Pictures, Peter Biskind tells the incredible story of these filmmakers, the growth of Sundance into the premier showcase of independent film, and the meteoric rise of the controversial Weinstein brothers who left a trail of carnage in their wake yet created an Oscar factory that is the envy of the studios.

About The Author:

Peter Biskind is the author of ""The Godfather Companion"" & ""Easy Riders, Raging Bulls."" A contributing editor at ""Vanity Fair,"" he has written for ""The New York Times,"" the ""Los Angeles Times,"" ""The Washington Post,"" & ""Rolling Stone,"" among other publications. He lives in New York City.


 

 
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