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Afterglow : A Last Conversation With Pauline Kael - Francis Davis


A Last Conversation With Pauline Kael

Paperback Published: 1st September 2003
ISBN: 9780306812309
Number Of Pages: 144

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On September 3, 2001, the movies and those who love them lost one of their greatest friends-a friend who never tired of championing the best that the movies could offer and didn't shrink from taking to task any film, director, or actor she thought deserved a taste of her famously acerbic wit. Kael's insight, spirit, and straight-shooting won her singular respect in both movie and literary circles, as well as a passionate following for her New Yorker columns and books such as "I Lost It at the Movies" and "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang". Shortly before her death, Kael sat down with Francis Davis for a series of conversations about her life and work-and, of course, the movies. Among many, many things she talks here of her early days as a critic, her career at the New Yorker, the directors she knew (for better or worse), her disappointment with contemporary cinema, and her renewed interest in television.

ISBN: 9780306812309
ISBN-10: 0306812304
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 1st September 2003
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.3 x 10.47  x 0.99
Weight (kg): 0.15
Edition Number: 1