At last, a comprehensive study of one of America's most important independent filmmakers. This hugely readable and highly nuanced book reveals the sophisticated approach to filmmaking that underpins the apparent casualness of Linklater's 'slacker' aesthetic. -- Paul Cooke, University of Leeds A study as compelling and nuanced as Linklater's films. With remarkable insight, this volume provides provocative reflections on industry and indie filmmaking practices by exploring the work of this innovative filmmaker. -- Ann Marie Stock, College of William and Mary Stone's excellent book covers the director's entire career with skill and insight, illustrated with numerous stills throughout...an excellent course text, written in direct, accessible language. Choice
About the Author
Rob Stone is professor of film studies at the University of Birmingham. He is the author of Spanish Cinema and Flamenco in the Works of Federico Garc a Lorca and Carlos Saura, and Julio Medem, and coeditor of The Unsilvered Screen: Surrealism on Film, Screening Songs in Hispanic and Lusophone Cinema, and A Companion to Luis Bu uel.