Random House, Inc. The best movies speak in a universal language, communicating effortlessly on both the emotional and the intellectual levels. While there have been many great films, only a few directors have achieved such facility with the filmmaking medium. In this collection of remarkably candid interviews, seventeen of the screen's most widely acclaimed and creative filmmakers discuss what drives and inspires them. These revealing, thought-provoking and highly personal interviews, possible only in Playboy's open forum, range from Roman Polanski's thoughts on the murder of his wife in the Manson Family massacre to Oliver Stone's frank discussions about the challenges he faced in creating his memorable films.
Includes interviews with Orson Welles, Billy Wilder, Stanley Kubrick, Clint Eastwood, Francis Ford Coppola, David Mamet, Spike Lee and the Coen brothers, among others.
Baker & Taylor Fourteen top directors discuss their lives and work, in a collection of candid interviews from the archives of Playboy magazine that includes Roman Polanski's thoughts on the murder of his wife in the Manson Family massacre and Oliver Stone's discussions about the challenges he faced while creating some of his most memorable films.
Baker & Taylor Seventeen acclaimed and creative filmmakers discuss what motivates and inspires them in a collection of candid interviews.