Story and Character

Story and Character : Interviews with British Screenwriters

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This work includes conversations with the writers of, among other films, "Restoration"; "Billy Elliot"; "Bridget Jones' Diary"; "Welcome to Sarajevo"; "Captain Corelli's Mandolin"; and, "The Full Monty". Talking about their work at home and in Hollywood, some giving in-depth interviews for the first time, are ten of the top names in British screenwriting. Lively and funny, challenging and revealing, this series of exclusive interviews with the unsung heroes of contemporary British cinema provides a unique behind-the-scenes look at the movie business, essential for wannabe writers, industry insiders and film fans alike.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 26mm | 240.41g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747561893
  • 9780747561897

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'Owen's thorough research and penetrating questions are what make this book ... the conversation is hilarious as well as informative, and budding screenwriters should pay close attention to extraordinary nuggets' Guardian 'A fascinating, insightful collection' Independent on Sunday
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About Alistair Owen

Alistair Owen writes for Time Out and the Independent on Sunday. He is the author of Smoking in Bed: Conversations with Bruce Robinson.
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