Outsider Features: American Independent Films of the 1980s - download pdf or read online

By Richard K. Ferncase

ISBN-10: 0313276072

ISBN-13: 9780313276071

In the early Eighties, severe American self sustaining movies together with Stranger Than Paradise, Blood Simple, and She's Gotta Have It attracted ever-widening audiences, culminating with Steven Soderbergh's award-winning sex, lies, and videotape. This movie, which gained the Cannes movie Festival's most sensible award and took greater than $30 million on the field workplace within the usa by myself, capped a outstanding decade for off-Hollywood filmmakers. Outsider Features takes an in-depth examine 10 of the main profitable self sufficient function movies made in this decade, from John Sayles's seminal and groundbreaking The go back of the Secaucus Seven to Michael Moore's wry and irreverent Roger & Me, the main profitable non-music documentary ever made. Outsider Features deals money owed of the genesis of every movie, entire synopses and important analyses, and biographies of every filmmaker.

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