The Story of Film: An Odyssey Parts 3 & 4
11/02/2012, 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Admission: $8, $6Brooks members, free with VIP Film Pass. map
1953-1957: The Swollen Story: World Cinema Bursting at the Seams
Sex and melodrama in the movies of the ‘50s. James Dean, On the Waterfront, and glossy weepies. We travel to Egypt, India, China, Mexico, Britain and Japan to find that movies there were also full of rage and passion. Exclusive interviews include associates of Indian master Satyajit Ray; legendary Japanese actress Kyoko Kagawa, who starred in films by Akira Kurosawa and Yasujiro Ozu; and the first great African director, Youssef Chahine.
1957-1964: The Shock of the New…Modern Filmmaking in Western Europe
The explosive story of film in the late ‘50s and ‘60s. The great movie star Claudia Cardinale talks exclusively about Federico Fellini; in Denmark, Lars von Trier describes his admiration for Ingmar Bergman; and Bernardo Bertolucci remembers his work with Pier Paolo Pasolini. French filmmakers plant a bomb under the movies, and the new wave it causes sweeps across Europe. 1965-1969: New Waves Sweep Around the WorldThe dazzling 1960s in cinema around the world. In Hollywood, legendary cinematographer Haskell Wexler reveals how documentary influenced mainstream movies.
Easy Ride and 2001: A Space Odyssey signal a new era in America cinema.
We discover the films of Roman Polanski, Andrei Tarkvosky and Nagisa Oshima. Black African cinema is born, and we talk exclusively to the Indian master director Mani Kaul.
1967-1979: New American Cinema
The maturing of American cinema of the late ‘60s and ‘70s. Buck Henry, writer of The Graduate, talks exclusively about movie satire of the time.Paul Schrader reveals his thoughts on his existential screenplay for Taxi Driver. Writer Robert Towne explores the dark ideas in Chinatown, and director Charles Burnett talks about the birth of Black American cinema.
Director: Mark Cousins
U.K. | 2012 | 240 minutes