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Paul on Mazursky (Hardcover): Sam Wasson

Paul on Mazursky (Hardcover)

Sam Wasson; Contributions by Mel Brooks

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Paul Mazursky's nearly twenty films as writer/director represent Hollywood's most sustained comic expression of the 1970s and 1980s. But they have not been given their due, perhaps because Mazursky's films--both sincere and ridiculous, realistic and romantic--are pure emotion. This makes films like Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, An Unmarried Woman, and Enemies, A Love Story difficult to classify, but that's what makes a human comedy human. In the first ever book-length examination of one of America's most important and least appreciated filmmakers, Sam Wasson sits down with Mazursky himself to talk about his movies and how he makes them. Going over Mazursky's oeuvre one film at a time, interviewer and interviewee delve into the director's life in and out of Hollywood, laughing, talking, and above all else, feeling--like Mazursky's people always do. The book includes a filmography and never-before-seen photos.

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Imprint: Wesleyan University Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2011
First published: August 2011
Authors: Sam Wasson
Contributors: Mel Brooks
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 29mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Cloth over boards
Pages: 348
ISBN-13: 978-0-8195-7143-4
Categories: Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Communication studies > Media studies
Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Interdisciplinary studies > Cultural studies > General
LSN: 0-8195-7143-1
Barcode: 9780819571434

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