Featuring a wealth of extracts from famous and infamous American movies, Scorsese offers a provocative multifaceted portrait of Hollywood film directors as he charts a comprehensive course through the rich history of the American cinema.
Originally broadcast on Channel Four Television in 1995.
Producer, Florence Dauman ; writers/directors, Martin Scorsese, Michael Henry Wilson ; editors, David Lindblom, Kenneth I. Levis ; music, Elmer Bernstein.
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Director's dilemma: mastering the creative process
Director as storyteller: the Western, the Gangster film, the musical
Director as illusionist: controlling and mastering the technical process
Director as smuggler: the metaphor behind the vision
Director as iconoclast: asserting personal expression.
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