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Published: 07 July 2011

568 Pages | 91 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199730025

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A Cinema of Loneliness

Fourth Edition

Robert Kolker

  • Updated to include recent works by Steven Spielberg and the late masterpieces of Robert Altman
  • Contains new material on a diverse group of directors defining present-day US cinema, such as Todd Haynes, Judd Apatow, Christopher Nolan,
  • "The best book on contemporary American film ."--The Washington Post Book World
  • "Brings the films into clearer focus for film-goers. The filmmakers themselves will find Kolker's analysis of their works extremely accurate."--Martin Scorsese