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The Sam Mendes Handbook - Everything You Need to Know about Sam Mendes (Paperback) Loot Price: R681
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The Sam Mendes Handbook - Everything You Need to Know about Sam Mendes (Paperback): Emily Smith

The Sam Mendes Handbook - Everything You Need to Know about Sam Mendes (Paperback)

Emily Smith

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Samuel Alexander "Sam" Mendes, CBE (born 1 August 1965) is an English stage and film director. He is best known for directing American Beauty (1999), which earned him the Academy and Golden Globe Award for Best Director; the crime film Road to Perdition (2002); the James Bond movie Skyfall (2012), and his dark re-inventions of the stage musicals Cabaret (1994), Oliver (1994) and Company (1996), as well as Gypsy (2003). He will direct an original stage musical for the first time with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2013). In 2000, Mendes was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II for "services to drama," and in 2005 received a lifetime achievement award from the Directors Guild of Great Britain.

This book is your ultimate resource for Sam Mendes. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, photos, and much more.

In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Sam Mendes's Early life, Career and Personal life right away. A quick look inside: Sam Mendes, Academy Award for Best Director, Adam Godley, Alan Cumming, Alun Armstrong (actor), American Beauty (film), Assassins (musical), Away We Go, Bernadette Peters, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Cabaret (musical), Call the Midwife, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Christian Camargo, Company (musical), Critics' Circle Theatre Award, David Arnold, Directors Guild of Great Britain, Donmar Warehouse, Ethan Hawke, Golden Globe Award for Best Director, Gypsy: A Musical Fable, Helpmann Award for Best Direction of a Musical, Henry IV, Part I and Part II (TV films), James Bond, James Bond in film, Jarhead (film), John Krasinski, Julianne Moore, Juliet Rylance, Kate Winslet, Kevin Spacey, Laurence Olivier Award for Best Director, Laurence Olivier Award for Best Director of a Musical...and more pages

Contains selected content from the highest rated entries, typeset, printed and shipped, combining the advantages of up-to-date and in-depth knowledge with the convenience of printed books. A portion of the proceeds of each book will be donated to the Wikimedia Foundation to support their mission.


Imprint: Tebbo
Country of origin: United States
Release date: April 2013
First published: April 2013
Authors: Emily Smith
Dimensions: 297 x 210 x 31mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 606
ISBN-13: 978-1-4864-7913-9
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography > General
Books > Biography > General
LSN: 1-4864-7913-8
Barcode: 9781486479139

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