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Making Movies IL MESTIERE PI BELLO DEL MONDOSidney Lumet ha un curriculum imponente e impressionante quasi sessanta anni di attivit , cominci a fare il regista in teatro esperienza che lo segner , quanti suoi film sono adattamenti cinematografici di pi ce teatrali , attraversando la televisione che negli anni Cinquanta in US sperimentava e innovava il linguaggio pi del cinema dell epoca, proprio come succede adesso , per esordire nel cinema a trentatre anni nel suo paese, non proprio ragazzino a quel IL MESTIERE PI BELLO DEL MONDOSidney Lumet ha un curriculum imponente e impressionante quasi sessanta anni di attivit , cominci a fare il regista in teatro esperienza che lo segner , quanti suoi film sono adattamenti cinematografici di pi ce teatrali , attraversando la televisione che negli anni Cinquanta in US sperimentava e innovava il linguaggio pi del cinema dell epoca, proprio come succede adesso , per esordire nel cinema a trentatre anni nel suo paese, non proprio ragazzino a quel punto 42 film e altrettanti lavori televisivi tra miniserie, serie, tv movie ed episodi sparsi Un Oscar alla carriera e quattro candidature come miglior regista.Titoli memorabili, come La parola ai giurati, Pelle di serpente, L uomo del banco dei pegni, La collina del disonore, Serpico, Quel pomeri Beautifully executed examination of filmmaking Lumet s generous sharing of his attention to detail from conception to final product explains the richness and care that went into his films even those that didn t work out Not gossipy, but does provide insights into the entire process. I grew up with the conception that movies were art The media would commonly refer to it as the 7th form of artistic expression I had my doubts In my young mind, it was easy to assemble a film together All people had to do was bring actors to their sets Then the camera would roll, and another motion picture was made It was now waiting in the cinema, and you could by a ticket for a reasonable price I was wrong There is muchto it Creating film is a complex process The struggles are I grew up with the conception that movies were art The media would commonly refer to it as the 7th form of artistic expression I had my doubts In my young mind, it was easy to assemble a film together All people had to do was bring actors to their sets Then the camera would roll, and another motion picture was made It was now waiting in the cinema, and you could by a ticket for a reasonable price I was wrong There is muchto it Creating film is a complex process The struggles are immense There are benefits in all of it, and the fact that it is a complex system gives extreme importance to the figure of the director a person I thought had it easy, after all, his role was to hire people to do it for hi I recently opened an old box which had been packed years back with books It is wonderful when we pack a box and leave it to gather dust and then open it after many years We are surprised by some of the treasures that we find inside Sometimes we don t know how a particular treasure got into the box and why it has been lurking there for many years That is exactly what happened when I opened this box I was surprised by some of the treasures I found and I was very excited One of these was Sidn I recently opened an old box which had been packed years back with books It is wonderful when we pack a box and leave it to gather dust and then open it after many years We are surprised by some of the treasures that we find inside Sometimes we don t know how a particular treasure got into the box and why it has been lurking there for many years That is exactly what happened when I opened this box I was surprised by some of the treasures I found and I was very excited One of these was Sidney Lumet s Making Movies I vaguely remember the time around which I had bought this book I remember buying a few books on movies But I also clearly remember that I had Sidney Lumet, who died earlier this year, has no less than four film masterpieces 12 Angry Men, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, and Network Serpico and Dog Day Afternoon, are two of my favorite New York films of all time others include The French Connection, The Marathon Man, Day Of The Condor, Taxi Driver, Manhattan, Goodfellas There are several other exceptional films also directed by Sidney Lumet Prince Of The City, The Verdict, The Hill, and Before The Devil Knows You re Dead Woody Allen Sidney Lumet, who died earlier this year, has no less than four film masterpieces 12 Angry Men, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, and Network Serpico and Dog Day Afternoon, are two of my favorite New York films of all time others include The French Connection, The Marathon Man, Day Of The Condor, Taxi Driver, Manhattan, Goodfellas There are several other exceptional films also directed by Sidney Lumet Prince Of The City, The Verdict, Whether it s making movies your interested in, or understanding what happens behind the curtain, Sidney Lumet proves a veritable Oz His macro treatment of how a movie is made, from beginning to end, affords the reader a privileged perspective and practical map for approaching the film making process For a book that is only just over 200 pages, there is a tome s worth of wisdom, perspective, and knowledge buried inside Lumet s terse prose I m just beginning to toy with the idea of making a sho Whether it s making movies your interested in, or understanding what happens behind the curtain, Sidney Lumet proves a veritable Oz His macro treatment of how a movie is made, from beginning to end, affords the reader a privileged perspective and practical map for approaching the film making process For a book that is only just over 200 pages, there is a tome s worth The perfect instruction book, either for fans or the career minded Imagine having a long conversation with a legendary director, where you get to ask him all the things you want to know what s the shooting process like, how do you rehearse actors, what s the relationship between you and cinematographer, or you and the editor, how do you deal with unions, and while you re at it, what in the world is color timing This book is all that, told in the plainest, most direct, most cut the crap manner The perfect instruction book, either for fans or the career minded Imagine having a long conversation with a legendary director, where you get to ask him all the things you want to know what s the shooting process like, how do you rehearse actors, what s the relationship between you and cinematographer, or you and the editor, how do you deal with unions, and while you re at it, what in the world is color timing This book i From One Of America S Most Acclaimed Directors Comes A Book That Is Both A Professional Memoir And A Definitive Guide To The Art, Craft, And Business Of The Motion Picture Drawing On 40 Years Of Experience On Movies Ranging From Long Day S Journey Into Night To The Verdict, Lumet Explains The Painstaking Labor That Results In Two Hours Of Screen Magic. Didn t completely finish it, this is a book you can jump to whichever part of the movie making process you would like to knowabout Sidney Lumet does a great unbiased job of elaborating on the processes before during and after a movie is made I learned quite a bit, especially about camera angles and partic I love movies I want to make a movie.Perhaps, reading this book will be the closest I ll come to making a movie.It reads so gracefully I felt I was in the shoes of Sidney Lumet, one of America s preeminent fi


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