Keyword: director

Seduced and Abandoned

Seduced and Abandoned (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 10/17/2013
For ten days in May 2012, director James Toback and actor Alec Baldwin worked their way through the Cannes Film Festival in an attempt to secure financing for a proposed film project, a political-erotic Middle Eastern adventure inspired by Bernardo Bertolucci's classic "Last Tango in Paris." As they dashed around - hopeful against all odds - Toback filmed the hilarious and revealing proceedings...
2 Jacks

2 Jacks (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 10/17/2013
Legendary film director Jack Hussar, notorious gambler and womanizer, returns to the LA scene to raise money for his next feature film. In one eventful night, he seduces the stunning Diana, attends some wild industry parties and narrowly escapes a brush with the law, all before playing a high-stakes poker game at dawn. Years later, Jack Hussar Jr. arrives in Hollywood to follow his father's career...

American Storytellers (2003)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/06/2003
A journey into the minds of four American storytellers which provides a portrait of what makes these directors 'tick'. John McNaughton, Harold Ramis, John Sayles and Forest Whitaker discuss life, art and the process of filmmaking.
Venus in Fur

Venus in Fur (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 06/19/2014
Alone in a Paris theater after a long day of auditioning actresses for his new play, writer-director Thomas complains that no actress he's seen has what it takes to play the lead female character: a woman who enters into an agreement with her male counterpart to dominate him as her slave. Thomas is about to leave the theater when actress Vanda bursts in, a whirlwind of erratic, and, it turns out...

DGA Moments in Time (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/06/2014
In 1936 a small group of prominent screen directors pledged to work together to protect the economic and creative rights of filmmakers. Risking their careers, they came together to form the Screen Directors Guild, which later became the Directors Guild of America. The Guild struggled to receive formal recognition in Hollywood faced an internal battle over the Communist scare in 1950.
vrai du faux

Le vrai du faux (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/08/2014
Marco Valois is a director of popular films in Quebec. Following the death of one of his fans, he decides to boost his reputation by making a film based on the true story of Eric Lebel, a soldier who fought in Afghanistan and suffers from post-traumatic disorder. However, Valois quickly realizes that nothing interesting is going on in the charismatic young man's life. Despite opposition from...

Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/01/2014

Chantal Akerman, From Here (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 62 minutes Release date: 06/05/2014
Renowned Belgian filmmaker Chantal Akerman sits down for an hour-long conversation about her entire body of work. Throughout, the camera holds steady from outside an open door. The long, unbroken shot, and the frame-within-a-frame pay homage to Akerman's own unmistakable style. As she candidly assesses her successes and failures, an image emerges of a filmmaker as assured and idiosyncratic as the...
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Recommended By Enrique (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
An aspiring Hollywood actress working on a no-budget horror flick and a cowboy on a mysterious job both arrive in the small border town of Del Rio, Texas, each with their own agenda. When the starlet's film director and the cowboy's associate both fail to appear, there is nothing to do but wait for their reappearance. Dusty Del Rio soon becomes a place where things are not what they seem.
Peter Brook: The Tightrope

Peter Brook: The Tightrope (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 01/30/2014
Peter Brook is one of the world's most respected and revolutionary directors of contemporary theatre. To help his actors achieve extraordinary performances, he has a special exercise, called "the Tightrope," which evolved over decades of experimentation and practice into a process of transformation that makes theatre real and new for actor and audience alike. Peter Brook's son, director Simon...

Sarikend (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
TV commercial film director, Farhad, goes in search of a sunflower village between Iran and Turkey to shoot a commercial. There, he meets Morad, a lonely school groundskeeper from Turkey. He tries to cast Morad but he will only agree to do it if one of the crew members Ayda shoots with him. His reason is that Ayda looks like his long-lost love who many years ago died a tragic death. In the end...

From the Bottom of the Lake (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Here, we get an unparalleled look into the creative process of celebrated filmmaker Jane Campion as she develops the award-winning Sundance mini-series "Top of the Lake". Beginning with the grueling process of writing the series, Campion and co-writer Gerard Lee share the frustrations and struggles involved in materializing the characters, story and atmosphere of the show. Once the series is...
Dir: Clare Young
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