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Ridley Scott
Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott

A Retrospective

PERFORMING ARTS

240 Pages, 9.75 x 11.5

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $39.95 (US $39.95) (CA $53.95)

Publication Date: November 2020

ISBN 9781786750761

Rights: US & CA

Palazzo Editions (Nov 2020)

Price: $39.95
 
 

Overview

Illustrated with images as iconic as they are stunning and including the author's first-hand experiences on set and interviewing the great director, this magnificent book charts the extraordinary journey of Britain's greatest living director. Telling the stories behind Alien and Blade Runner, Gladiator and Black Hawk Down, and many more, it also goes in search of the themes and motifs that unite such different films, and the methods and madness of Scott's approach to his medium. This is the story of a director who has never been less than stubbornly, brilliantly, unforgettably his own man.

Author Biography

Ian Nathan, who lives and works in London, is one of the UK's best-known film writers. He is the author of eight previous books, including Alien Vault, the best-selling history of Ridley Scott's masterpiece, Terminator Vault, Tim Burton, The Coen Brothers and the forthcoming Anything You Can Imagine: Peter Jackson and the Making of Middle-earth. He is the former editor and executive editor of Empire, the world's biggest movie magazine, where he remains a contributing editor. He also regularly contributes to The Times, Independent, Mail on Sunday, Cahiers Du Cinema and the Discovering Film documentary series on Sky Arts.