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Steven Soderbergh - Interviews (Paperback): Anthony Kaufman
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Steven Soderbergh - Interviews (Paperback)

Anthony Kaufman

Series: Conversations with Filmmakers Series

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Steven Soderbergh's cinema-making star has blazed with "sex, lies, and videotape," sputtered with "The Underneath," and flared again with the acclaimed movie "Traffic."

"Steven Soderbergh: Interviews" charts the rise and fall and rise of the writer-director-producer's surprising career from 1989 to 2001. From his "flavor of the month" status with his debut film "sex, lies, and videotape" to his Academy Award-winning feature "Traffic," Soderbergh's road to success is fraught with ups and downs.

On each and every film, the book details such experiences as his creative crisis surrounding his fourth film, "The Underneath," and his rejuvenation with the ultra-low budget free-style "Schizopolis," and the mainstream achievements that followed with "Erin Brockovich" and "Traffic."

Spanning twelve years, these conversations reveal Soderbergh (b. 1963) to be as self-effacing and lighthearted in his later more established years as he was when just starting out. He comes across as a man undaunted by the glitz and power of Hollywood, remaining, above all, a truly independent filmmaker unafraid to get his hands dirty and pick up the camera himself.

Not only do the interviews provide a glimpse into the filmmaker's aesthetics, but they also offer a history of the U.S. independent film movement in the late 1980s and 1990s--the explosion of "independent films," studios and film festivals, and the Hollywood co-optation of such talents, Soderbergh included. The collection also reveals the increasingly blurred boundaries between independent and mainstream and Soderbergh's commitment to revitalizing cinema from inside the system.

Anthony Kaufman is the former senior editor of "indieWIRE.com" and is currently a Contributing Writer to indieWIRE.com, and is an instructor of film and media journalism at New York University. He has been published in numerous periodicals such as the "Village Voice," "Cineaste," "Time Out New York," and the "Independent Film & Video Monthly."


Imprint: University Press Of Mississippi
Country of origin: United States
Series: Conversations with Filmmakers Series
Release date: February 2002
First published: February 2002
Editors: Anthony Kaufman
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 277
ISBN-13: 978-1-57806-429-8
Barcode: 9781578064298
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography > Film, television, music, theatre
Books > Biography > Film, television, music, theatre
Books > Arts & Architecture > Performing arts > Films, cinema > Individual film directors, film-makers
LSN: 1-57806-429-5

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