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Making Movies

Sidney Lumet

From one of America's most acclaimed directors comes a book that is both a professional memoir and a definitive guide to the art, craft, and business of the motion picture. Drawing on 40 years of experience on movies ranging from Long Day's Journey Into Night to The Verdict, Lumet explains the painstaking labor that results in two hours of screen m...
Publish Date
March 19
First Published in 1995
Goodreads rating
Nov 29, 2019
Couldn’t resist one more. Two books for directing that helped me so much until I found my own language are MAKING MOVIES by the great Sidney Lumet and DIRECTING ACTORS by my former teacher @JudithWeston.      source
Nov 21, 2015
Book: Making Movies by Sidney Lumet. When people ask me: "What should I read to direct" I tell them: this and Truffaut/Hitchcock. Vital book      source