Making Movies

Recommended by Darren Aronofsky, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #1 in Filmmaking, Ranked #3 in Filmsee more rankings.

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 magic. less

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Darren Aronofsky It’s an incredibly clear, honest, and precise discussion of the films Lumet made over the course of his career. There are many pearls of wisdom about directing and filmmaking in the book. (Source)

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