Fred Zinnemann: Interviews (Conversations With Filmmakers Series)
Gabriel MillerISBN: 1578066980;
Book DescriptionFred Zinnemann (1907-1997) was one of Hollywood's most honored directors. In a career that spanned fifty years, he won four Academy Awards and directed such classic movies as "From Here to Eternity," "A Man for All Seasons," "The Day of the Jackal," and "High Noon." Covering thirty-three years of conversations (1964-1997), "Fred Zinnemann: Interviews" provides a revealing glimpse into the director's vision as he discusses in his cultivated, elegant voice his varied experiences as a filmmaker. He defends himself against charges that his films are too objective or unemotional. He reminisces about his experiences with independent director Robert Flaherty and his early years in the American studios and recounts his disappointment and frustration over his abortive attempt to film "Man's Fate." Filled with intelligent commentary and recollections about all of his important work, the interviews disclose an artist committed to his craft, his vision, and the human...
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