On Directing Film
Calling on this unique perspective as playwright, screenwriter, and director of his own critically acclaimed movies, House Of Games and Things Change, David Mamet illuminates how a film comes to be. He looks at every aspect of directing--from script to cutting room--to show the many tasks directors undertake in reaching their prime objective: presenting a story that will be understood by the audience and has the power to be both surprising and inevitable at the same time.
- Publisher Penguin Books
- Date available: 01/01/1992
- Publication date: 01/01/1992
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Meet the Author: David Mamet
David Mamet is the award-winning author of numerous plays including Oleanna, Glengarry Glen Ross, American Buffalo, and Speed-The-Plow, screenplays for such films as The Verdict, The Untouchables, and Wag The Dog, and the novels The Village, The Old Religion and Wilson.