Rebels On The Backlot: Six Maverick Directors and How They Conquered the Hollywood Studio System by Sharon WaxmanRebels On The Backlot: Six Maverick Directors and How They Conquered the Hollywood Studio System by Sharon Waxman

Rebels On The Backlot: Six Maverick Directors and How They Conquered the Hollywood Studio System

bySharon Waxman

Paperback | January 3, 2006

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The 1990s saw a shock wave of dynamic new directing talent that took the Hollywood studio system by storm. At the forefront of that movement were six innovative and daring directors whose films pushed the boundaries of moviemaking and announced to the world that something exciting was happening in Hollywood. Sharon Waxman of the New York Times spent the decade covering these young filmmakers, and in Rebels on the Backlot she weaves together the lives and careers of Quentin Tarantino, Pulp Fiction; Steven Soderbergh, Traffic; David Fincher, Fight Club; Paul Thomas Anderson, Boogie Nights; David O. Russell, Three Kings; and Spike Jonze, Being John Malkovich.

Sharon Waxman is a Hollywood correspondent for theNew York Timesand previously was a correspondent for theWashington Postcovering the entertainment industry. She lives in southern California with her family.
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Title:Rebels On The Backlot: Six Maverick Directors and How They Conquered the Hollywood Studio SystemFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.05 inPublished:January 3, 2006Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060540184

ISBN - 13:9780060540180

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