The Films of Luc Besson
Master of Spectacle
Normal Price: $36.95
Your Price: $33.26 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.70! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.66 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Films of Luc Besson by Susan Hayward
Book DescriptionThis fascinating collection looks at the career and films of Luc Besson, one of the most acclaimed figures in international cinema. Contributions have been assembled from all over the world, and their different approaches reflect this geographical diversity. Films covered range from Besson's first feature, La Dernier Combat, to the international blockbusters The Fifth Element and Joan of Arc. The essays range from looking at costume design to musical scores, and the final chapter offers a transcript of a previously unpublished interview with the man himself. He is the only French director to have crossed over successfully during the 1990s into the blockbuster spectacular we associate with Hollywood cinema and yet this is only the second book in English on this major international director. The films of Luc Besson will make fascinating reading for anyone interested in the career and films of the 'master of spectacle'.
Buy Films of Luc Besson book by Susan Hayward from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780719070297
(234mm x 156mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Manchester University Press
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Susan Hayward
French Costume Drama of the 1950s, Paperback (June 2010)
Explores a diverse range of films including Guitry's "Napoleon" (1955), Vernay's "Le Comte de Monte Cristo" (1953), and Le Chanois' "Les Miserables" (1958) to expose the political cultural paradox between nostalgia for a lost past and the drive for modernization.
Nikita, Paperback (February 2010)» View all books by Susan Hayward
"Nikita" (1990) is the story of a nineteen-year old junkie, Nikita (Anne Parillaud) who is given a second chance in life through being trained to be - and becoming - a skilled assassin for the State. This work examines its reception as a popular film by audiences and critics, and looks at "The Assassin", the Hollywood remake of "Nikita".
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Films of Luc Besson book by Susan Hayward and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Susan Hayward
Susan Hayward is the Established Chair of French at Exeter University where she is the Director of the Department of Film Studies. Phil Powrie is Professor of French Cultural Studies at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.