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Chasing the light : writing, directing, and surviving Platoon, Midnight express, Scarface, Salvador, and the movie game

text Chasing the light : writing, directing, and surviving Platoon, Midnight express, Scarface, Salvador, and the movie game

Summary

"An intimate memoir by the controversial, Oscar-winning director and screenwriter about his privileged New York upbringing, volunteering for combat, and his struggles and triumphs making such landmark films as Platoon, Midnight Express, and Scarface"--

Contents

Child of divorce -- Strange days -- The land across the sea -- Midnight express -- Downfall -- Waiting for the miracle -- South of the border -- Salvador, to hell and back -- Back to the jungle -- Top of the world.

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Description
viii, 342 pages, 16 unnumbered plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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