Directing Herbert White (Heftet)


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2014
Antall sider: 96
Forlag: Faber & Faber
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780571314379
Omtale: Directing Herbert White
In Directing Herbert White James Franco writes about making a film of Frank Bidart's poem, Herbert White. Though the main character, Herbert White is a necrophiliac, and a killer, the poem - and the film - are an expression of life's isolation and loneliness. A poem became a film. In the rest of book, Franco uses poems to express what he feels about film: about acting; about the actors he admires - James Dean, Marlon Brando, Sean Penn; about the cult of celebrity and his struggles with it; about his teenage years in Palo Alto, and about mortality prompted by the death of his father. These preoccupations are handled with a simplicity and directness that recalls the work of Frank O'Hara.

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