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Description - The Movie Book by DK

Stand by for hours of blissful immersion in the world of film - the world's "seventh art".The Movie Book is your detailed guide to 100 seismic films, from Intolerance (1916) to the groundbreaking Boyhood (2014).Part of the Big Ideas series, The Movie Book is your perfect companion and reference with infographics to explain swift-moving plots and complicated relationships. It shows The Godfather's complicated web of family and associates, for example, and gives minute-by-minute plot lines to iconic movies such as Taxi Driver or Blade Runner.One film can influence another and this indispensable and crystal clear guide explains what inspired Quentin Tarantino to use a glowing briefcase in Pulp Fiction, for example, or how Jaws triggered decades of summer action blockbusters.Liberally sprinkled with gorgeous stills, pithy quotes and trivia detail, The Movie Book brings you new insights into your favourites and introduces you to little-known masterpieces from around the world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780241188026
ISBN-10: 0241188024
Format: Hardback
(243mm x 203mm x 29mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Nov-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - DK

Danny Leigh is a writer and broadcaster who co-hosts BBC One's Film programme with Claudia Winkleman. He writes for a range of newspapers, magazines and websites, including The Guardian and The Financial Times. The author of two novels - The Greatest Gift and The Monsters of Gramercy Park - he is currently working on a third.

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