1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die


by: Schneider, Steven Jay
Format: Hardcover

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Product Description With over 1.75 million copies sold worldwide, this book is a must-have for all movie lovers. This edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die covers more than a century of movie history. Selected and authored by a team of international film critics, every profile is packed with details, plot summaries and production notes, and little-known facts relating to the film's history. Each entry offers a fresh look at some the greatest films of all time. This all-new edition has been updated with: New films that span the globe Detailed, full-color images Key quotations from the movies More movie posters than ever Up-to-date facts and movie trivia Learn the complete history of filmmaking, from silent-era sensations such as D.W. Griffith's controversial The Birth of a Nation to recent Oscar nominees like Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Mad Max: Fury Road. Discover little-known facts about Hollywood's most memorable musicals, greatest dramas, noteworthy documentaries, screwball comedies, classic westerns, action and adventure films, and more. Movie lovers of all stripes will thoroughly enjoy this must-have compilation. Review " 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die celebrates the most creative and influential voices in film. It is a trusted resource for movie lovers and one that we proudly reference." — Sundance Channel Review "Schneider's choices are irrefutable." -- Library Journal "...packed with all the details movie lovers want to know about the world's greatest films." -- Publisher's Weekly "This book is a film lover's dream. It chronicles the entire history of cinema, and this updated edition includes new movies..." -- Book Page About the Author Steven Jay Schneider is a film critic, scholar, and producer with postgraduate degrees in Philosophy (Harvard University) and Cinema Studies (New York University). He is the author of many books on the cinematic arts. Ian Haydn Smith is the update editor for 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die. He is a London-based writer and the editor of Curzon Magazine.


Product Code: 9781438050751
ISBN: 1438050755
Publisher: B.E.S.
Publication Date: 2019-10-15
Number of Pages: 960 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 8
Dimension: 6.65 x 2.4 x 8.82 inches
Shipping Weight: 4.39 pounds