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    14-0619 Seven Samurai

    Richard D. Pepperman

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Everything I Know About Filmmaking I Learned Watching Seven Samurai

by: Richard D. Pepperman

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In celebration of the sixtieth anniversary of Akira Kurosawa s Seven Samurai one of cinema s most superb and influential achievements Richard D. Pepperman presents this elegant book as a master class, and illustrates, with beautiful strokes of insight, how and why this film has inspired generations of filmmakers. Here is a handbook for directors, screenwriters, and editors, and a guide for all curious lovers of cinema.

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RICHARD D. PEPPERMAN has worked in film for a half century. His credits include work as an editor, postproduction supervisor, and consultant on features, documentaries, industrials, music videos, and commercials. Richard s film collaborations have been official selections to many international festivals, including: Aspen, Berlin, Cannes, the Hamptons, Karlovy Vary (Czech Republic), London, Montreal, Munich, Rotterdam, Sitges (Barcelona), Tel Aviv, Tokyo, and Toronto. Richard is the author of The Eye is Quicker. Film Editing: Making a Good Film Better (2004); Setting Up Your Scenes: The Inner Workings of Great Films (2005); Film School: How to Watch DVDs and Learn Everything About Filmmaking (2008); and ILLUMINATIONS: Memorable Movie Moments (2010), a finalist for the 2011 Best Moving Image Book Award, and selected to the permanent collection of Britain s National Media Museum.
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In celebration of the sixtieth anniversary of Akira Kurosawa s Seven Samurai one of cinema s most superb and influential achievements Richard D. Pepperman presents this elegant book as a master class, and illustrates, with beautiful strokes of insight, how and why this film has inspired generations of filmmakers. Here is a handbook for directors, screenwriters, and editors, and a guide for all curious lovers of cinema.

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ISBN: 978-1615932115
SKU: 361019841/Done
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Publish Date: November 1, 2014
Page Count: 200

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    Any film director who can count a minimum of 12 masterpieces among his films is clearly unique and worthy of serious study. An excellent introduction to the work of Kurosawa.

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    From filmmaker to filmgoer, you’re always in good hands with a little Pepperman at your side — and…Watching Seven Samurai is no exception.

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    Richard Pepperman gives the reader a lively, scene-by-scene tour of Kurosawa’s masterpiece, pointing out the visual and storytelling choices that make the film so distinguished. For many of us, the book’s title speaks truth.