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Mike Leigh (British Film Makers)

by Tony Whitehead

  • 186 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Manchester University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Individual film directors, film-makers,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts / Film / History & Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7860122M
    ISBN 100719072379
    ISBN 109780719072376

      Also, if Mike had liked that show, it would have been doing something wrong, because it was a prime time show on ITV, and I don’t think Mike Leigh is a target audience for it. That’s the fine. Mike Leigh talks to Sue MacGregor about directing, writing and the production of Grief. This is a recording of a live event from October Leigh began as a theatre director and playwright in the mid s. In the s and s his career moved between directing theatre and making films for the BBC, many of which were characterised by.

      The Films of Mike Leigh is the first critical study of one of the most important and eccentric directors of British independent filmmaking. Although active since , Leigh has only come to the attention of an international audience in the s through films such as Secrets and Lies and Career Girls. Like Robert Altman and John Cassevetes, Leigh works improvisationally, beginning with a. Mike Leigh: TOP TEN BOOKS Photo by Myrna Suarez One of the most distinctive directors of his generation, Mike Leigh has spent a lifetime making movies mostly about working class Britons that range from howls of indignation like Naked, for which he won Best Director at Cannes in , to whimsical comedies like Happy Go-Lucky which helped to.

    Mike Leigh: Interviews collects published conversations from the past seven years. Not just a close-up encounter with Leigh, they also express both his unusual work style and the emotional and intellectual toughness that characterizes his distinct approach to filmmaking. Mike Leigh (Leigh, Mike) used books, rare books and new books Founded in , has become a leading book price comparison site: Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from over .


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