Cinema

Michelangelo Antonioni

To Make a Film Is to Be Alive

To Make a Film Is to Be Alive
“A filmmaker is a man like any other; and yet his life is not the same… This is, I think, a special way of being in contact with reality.” Or so says Michelangelo Antonioni, the legendary filmmaker behind the stark landscapes and ...read mor

Franco Zeffirelli

Autobiography

Autobiography
This book gives us a panoramic view of Zeffirelli’s unique life. It gives us a vision of what was Italy during the WWII and what is the world of creating theater, operas and movies. Zeffirelli does not succumb to the temptation of "gossiping" ...read mor

Emir Kusturica

Death Is an Unverified Rumour

Death Is an Unverified Rumour
One is prone to oblivion and in the course of time the technique of forgetting turns into a crucial human capacity. That is how the great Serbian director Emir Kusturica’s autobiography begins. Seventeen chapters of seventeen peculiar, ...read mor

Georgi Daneliya

A Traveler without a Ticket

A Traveler without a Ticket
Georgi Daneliya tells funny behind the scenes stories as well as true stories from ...read mor

Volker Schlöndorff

Light, Shadow and Movement

Light, Shadow and Movement
He’s won the Oscar, the Palme d’Or and the German Film Prize. Volker Schlöndorff is one of Germany’s most successful directors. Schlöndorff published his autobiography, shortly before his 70th ...read mor

Andrzej Wajda

Cinema and the Rest of the World. Double Vision

Cinema and the Rest of the World. Double Vision
The book Cinema and the Rest of the World is a reflection upon Wajda's life as well as an attempt at understanding its connections with the artist’s work. Written just before he received the Academy Award, it chronicles the making of his most ...read mor

Marcello Mastroianni

I Remember

I Remember
This is a book based on the film under the same title with Mastroianni starring in. These are notes of his voice recorded. Mastroianni is not so much a subject as a host in the tour of his life, regaling the audience with anecdotes and pondering ...read mor

Luis Buñuel

My Last Sigh

My Last Sigh
In “My Last Sigh” (1982) Luis Buñuel describes his life and work, his doubts and searches, his favorite places and beverages, his passions and phobias. Also, with surprising candor and wit, Buñuel exposes his, sometimes ...read mor

Al Pacino

Al Pacino

Al Pacino
The journalist Grobel, who literally wrote the book on interviewing (The Art of the Interview), puts his talent on full display in this compilation of interviews conducted with Al Pacino over 25 years, giving the reader as much insight into ...read mor

Jacques Aumont, Michelle Marie

Theoretical and Critical Dictionary of Cinema

Theoretical and Critical Dictionary of Cinema
This is a book addressed to sophisticated connoisseurs and admirers of the Seventh art, to cinema students, to never-fading movie maniac that will give a new meaning to the emotion called Cinema leaning on scientific ...read mor

Billy Wilder

I dont make cinema, I make movies.

I dont make cinema, I make movies.
Here, in a Q&A format -- a nod to Truffaut's unforgettable Hitchcock -- Billy Wilder, Hollywood's legendary writer-director, talks to Cameron Crowe, one of today's best-known writer-directors, about screenwriting and camera work, set design and ...read mor

Charlie Chaplin

My Autobiography

My Autobiography
Charles Chaplin was born in London in 1889 to actor parents. His career in films started in 1914 with a string of single-reelers for Keystone Comedy Film Company. Success was immediate, and nine years later, to get better terms, he helped form ...read mor

Andrei Konchalovsky

The Low Truths

The Low Truths
“The low truths. Seven years later” is implemented with detailed comments new edition of the well-known book (“The low truths”) that is the first from the trilogy, on which the author is still working ...read mor

Claudia Cardinale

Mes étoiles

Mes étoiles
"Mes étoiles" is an autobiographical book of the famous Italian asctress Claudia Cardinale. It is about her personal and professional relationships with many of her directors and co-stars through her nearly 50 years in ...read mor

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