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BeschreibungRobert De Niro's portrayals of the young Vito Corleone in The Godfather II, Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, and Jake La Motta in Raging Bull are among the most vivid ever committed to celluloid. The actor is famously perfectionistic, and the lengths to which he will go to create his characters are legendary. Based on scrupulous research and conversations with De Niro's friends and colleagues, and featuring a complete filmography, John Baxter's biography sheds new light on the life and career of this fiercely private star.
PortraitJohn Baxter is a film critic, novelist, biographer and broadcaster, whose books include The Hollywood Exiles, The Cinema of Josef von Sternberg, The Cinema of John Ford, and biographies of Ken Russell, Fellini, Bunuel, Steven Spielberg, Stanley Kubrick, Woody Allen and George Lucas. Born and brought up in Australia, he has worked in London, taught in the United States, and now lives in Paris.
Pressestimmen'Amusing and eminently readable' Empire 'Not recommended for the faint-hearted' Sunday Telegraph 'Excellent. Baxter's analysis of De Niro as an actor is fascinating' Julie Evans, Manchester Evening News 'Baxter is fascinating on the making of De Niro's great movies' Sunday Tribune (Dublin) 'Informative and highly readable' Allan Hunter, Herald (Glasgow)
Untertitel: A Biography. 24 b/w plates. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: HarperCollins Publishers
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2003
Seitenanzahl: 384 Seiten