"Talking Movies" is a collection of interviews with some of the most audacious and respected contemporary filmmakers of the present generation. Taken from ten years of conversations for various films and publications, directors selected for inclusion in this collection comprise figures whose work has defined how images are processed and appreciated by modern audiences. A truly international perspective is offered as the book includes numerous global pioneers as also those frankly discussing their craft, and the social, political and technological forces that inform it, including Laurent Cantet, Robert Guediguian, Cedric Kahn and Bertrand Tavernier (France), David Gordon Green, Hal Hartley and Richard Linklater (USA), Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and Carlos Reygadas (Mexico), Stephen Frears and Andrew Kotting (UK), Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Turkey), Atom Egoyan (Canada), Suzanne Bier (Denmark), Tran Anh Hung (Vietnam), Samira Makhmalbaf (Iran), Elia Suleiman (Palestine) and Lucrecia Martel (Argentina).
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Author Biography - Jason Wood
Jason Wood is a film programmer, documentary filmmaker and writer. Recent publications include Nick Broomfield: Documenting Icons (2005) and Contemporary Mexican Cinema (2006). His journalism has appeared in Vertigo, the Guardian and Sight and Sound.