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- DescriptionPerhaps best kwn for Rebel without a Cause, American filmmaker Nicholas Ray directed dozens of movies in the film ir genre, including In a Lonely Place, Johnny Guitar, and They Live by Night. Born in Galesville, Wisconsin, in 1911, Ray was an icoclastic figure in film an alcoholic, depressive, and compulsive gambler who found himself increasingly blacklisted in Hollywood in the 1960s only to be heralded as the spiritual father to American cinema s New Wave and one of America s greatest rebel auteurs. From Martin Scorsese to Jean-Luc Godard and Jim Jarmusch, Ray s influence can be seen throughout the work of some of the twentieth century s greatest directors. In this authoritative biography, Bernard Eisenschitz leaves stone unturned.
- Author BiographyBernard Eisenschitz is a film historian, translator, program curator, etc. living in Paris. He is the author and editor of books about German, Soviet, and American cinema. From 2001 to 2007, he edited the magazine Cinema. His book Fritz Lang au travail is scheduled for publication next fall.Tom Milne was a British film critic and the founding editor of Time Out Film Guide.
- Author(s)Bernard Eisenschitz
- PublisherUniversity of Minnesota Press
- Date of Publication09/06/2011
- SubjectBiography: The Arts
- Place of PublicationMinnesota
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Minnesota Press
- Content Note79 b&w illustrations
- Weight885 g
- Width156 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine38 mm
- Translated byTom Milne
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