Scenes From A Revolution
|Author||: Mark Harris|
|Publisher||: Canongate Books|
|Total Pages||: 497|
|Rating||: 4/5 (798 Downloads)|
Download or read book Scenes From A Revolution written by Mark Harris and published by Canongate Books. This book was released on 2008-06-03 with total page 497 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: With behind-the-scenes gossip creating as much drama as the movies themselves, Hollywood in 1967 showcased the future of film in more ways than one. From the anti-heroes of Bonnie and Clyde and the illicit sex of The Graduate to the race relations of In The Heat of the Night, suddenly no subject was taboo. This was a time of turbulence as hip young filmmakers embodying the restlessness and rebellion of a changing America wrought radical changes to the traditions of cinema. Scenes from a Revolution is an exceptional analysis of the films shortlisted for the Best Picture Academy Award of 1967 as well as an illuminating window into the popular culture of the time.