All about Sergio Leone

The definitive anthology. Movies, anecdotes, curiosities, stories, scripts and interviews of the legendary film director.

Oreste De Fornari, Giuseppe Tornatore

The definitive anthology by De Fornari uses individual films, along with original material: a preface by filmaker Giuseppe Tornatore, a collection of quotes arranged alphabetically and an essay (Six Ways Not to Resemble John Ford) that explains what distinguishes Leone from the myriad of Italian and American directors making westerns.
Publication date:
March 2019
Publisher :
Gremese International
Language:
English
Series :
All About… Cinema!
Illustration :
200 colour illustrations and 100 in b/w
Format Available     Quantity Price
Hardback
ISBN : 9788873017844

Dimensions : 290 X 210 mm
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£28.00

Overview
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• The definitive work on the legendary Italian director, who influenced filmakers all around the world
• Includes a detailed examination of films, personal memories of the director and the many collaborators who worked with him, script excerpts and beautiful photographs

This is the first volume of a new series ("All about...Cinema!) dedicated to the most American of Italian directors, a master who will celebrate a double anniversary in 2019: 90 years since his birth (3 January) and 30 years since his death (30 April).

A definitive anthology dedicated to the most American of the Italian directors, who's way of doing cinema has influenced tens of filmakers (Tarantino above all). The book provides a detailed examination of films, personal memories of the director and of the many collaborators who worked with him (from Bertolucci to Dario Argento, from Ennio Morricone to Clint Eastwood), script excerpts and beautiful photographs. The volume - written by De Fornari, an experienced Italian film critic (who knew Leone pretty well) and author of another insightful book about Leone - also includes a preface by filmaker Giuseppe Tornatore (Academy Award winner), a collection of quotes arranged alphabetically and an essay (Six Ways Not to Resemble John Ford) that explains what distinguishes Leone from the myriad of Italian and American Western movies directors.