A Decade Under the Influence (2003)

A Decade Under the Influence
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating R
Runtime 1hr 48mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords filmmaking, showbiz
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Gini Reticker Producer n/a 3 3000001
Jerry Kupfer Producer n/a 3 3000002
Richard LaGravenese Producer n/a 3 3000003
Ted Demme Producer n/a 3 3000004
Ted Demme Director (Co-Director) 2 2000002
Richard LaGravenese Director (Co-Director) 2 2000001
Scott Frank Actor Interviewer 1 1000022
Michael De Luca Actor Interviewer 1 1000023
Stephen Schiff Actor Interviewer 1 1000024
Jonathan Sehring Executive Producer n/a 174 3000005
Caroline Kaplan Executive Producer n/a 174 3000006
Anthony Janelli Cinematographer n/a 402 6000002
Meg Reticker Editor n/a 172 7000001
John Kimbrough Composer n/a 120836 8000001
Clyde Smith Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Richard LaGravenese Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Alison Palmer Executive Producer n/a 174 3000007
John Miller-Monzon Associate Producer n/a 171 3000008
Vivian Connoly Associate Producer n/a 171 3000009
Richard LaGravenese Actor Interviewer 1 1000021
Neil LaBute Actor Interviewer 1 1000020
Ellen Burstyn Actor Herself 1 1000007
Roger Corman Actor Himself 1 1000008
Ted Demme Actor Interviewer 1 1000009
Martin Scorsese Actor Himself 1 1000006
Peter Bogdanovich Actor Himself 1 1000005
William Friedkin Actor Himself 1 1000002
Julie Christie Actor Herself 1 1000003
Polly Platt Actor Herself 1 1000004
Milos Forman Actor Himself 1 1000010
Bruce Dern Actor Himself 1 1000011
Jon Voight Actor n/a 1 1000017
Roy Scheider Actor n/a 1 1000018
John Calley Actor n/a 1 1000019
Dennis Hopper Actor n/a 1 1000016
Clint Eastwood Actor n/a 1 1000015
Robert Towne Actor Himself 1 1000012
Sissy Spacek Actor Herself 1 1000013
Robert Altman Actor Himself 1 1000014
Francis Ford Coppola Actor Himself 1 1000001
Synopsis
The 1970s was an extraordinary time of rebellion, of questioning every accepted idea: political activism, hedonism, protests, the sexual revolution, the women's movement, the civil rights movement, the music revolution, rage and liberation. Every standard by which we set our social and cultural clocks was either turned inside out or thrown away completely and reinvented. For American cinema, the 1970s was an era during which a new generation of filmmakers created work for a new kind of audience--moviegoers who were hungry for stories that reflected their own experiences and who were turning their backs on aged old studio formulas. As a result, emerging filmmakers influenced by foreign directors such as Godard, Kurasowa and Fellini coupled with the social climate and a struggling studio system, converged to create a new kind of moviemaking. Through their choice of material, filmmakers such as Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese, Robert Altman, Peter Bogdonovich, William Friedkin, Roger Corman and Paul Schrader revolutionized mainstream movies and for the first time personal visions were coming out of the studio system.
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