Killer Instinct

Killer Instinct : How Two Young Producers Took on Hollywood and Made the Most Controversial Film of the Decade

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How two film students optioned Tarantino's "Natural Bron Killers" film script, took on Hollywood and made one of the most controversial films of the decade. A fast paced behind the scenes look at the making of Natural Born Killers and the rise of 'The New Hollywood'... Fade in on 2 innocents just out of film school, wannabe producers with big dreams and a small budget. They luck in on a promising screen play and before they know they are caught in a whirlwind which spins them to the top of the movie making world...The plot froom the newAltman movie? No, it's Killer Instinct, the true life story of how 2, 20 something would be film producers became big time players in the new Hollywood where do it yourdelf film makers are going head - head with the studio system. In a fresh no holds barred narrative, Jane Hamsher chronicles the making of Natural Born Killers, from the momentshe and her wild and crazy partner Don Murphy optioned the script from Quentin Tarantino for a mere 10,000$ to their induction onto the Oliver Stone school of film making - a mind boggling and mind blowing experience, even before you add drugs, mney and fame to the equation. This is an insiders view of the Hollywood jungle today - as well as a revealing look at how film really get made.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 156 x 234mm | 300g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 30 b&w illustrations
  • 0752817655
  • 9780752817651