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Scorsese on Scorsese: Revised Edition

 
 
 
 
Scorsese on Scorsese: Revised Edition
Author: David Thompson
ISBN 13: 9780571220021
ISBN 10: 571220029
Edition: Revised
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publication Date: 2004-01-14
Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
List Price: $17.00
 
 

Martin Scorsese's challenging and often controversial films are a record of the most personal achievement in modern American cinema. Mean Streets, Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Gooodfellas—these titles conjure up a world and a style of filmmaking that he has made his own, one of a savage beauty of great intensity and truth.

The interviews which make up this book chart the journey that Scorsese has taken across the years in search of new subjects to engage and absorb him, and in the process reveal a man who, like Michael Powell and Francios Truffaut, has an unbridled passion for film—a passion which is evident in every frame of his work.

This new, revised edition includes chapters on Goodfellas, Cape Fear, The Age of Innocence, and other projects up to Casino, thus bringing up to date the story of America's most exciting and articulate contemporary filmmaker.