How Movies Work (Paperback)

By Bruce Kawin

University of California Press, 9780520076969, 608pp.

Publication Date: January 17, 1992

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How Movies Work, offers the filmgoer an engaging and informative guide to the appreciation and evaluation of films. It provides a comprehensive consideration of movies from idea to script, casting, financing, shooting and distribution. Bruce Kawin addresses the book not just to students of film but to any filmgoer curious to know more about the process of the conception and creation of our favorite entertainment and art form.

About the Author

Bruce Kawin is Professor of English and Film Studies, University of Colorado, and author of Mindscreen: Bergman, Godard, and First-Person Films and editor of Faulkner's MGM Screenplays.