The St. James Film Directors Encyclopedia
Distinguished critic Andrew Sarris selects more than 200 of the most gifted film directors of our day, presenting an intimate view of their lives and work. Thoughtfully written essays discuss their techniques, themes, ideologies, influences and more. Sarris strikes a balance between contemporary, up-and-coming and legendary filmmakers worldwide. Filmographies for each director cover not only films directed, but also contributions in such capacities as acting, cinematography and screenwriting. More than 200 photographic portraits of the directors or shots from their films accompany the entries.
Black and white illustrations.