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Danny Boyle: Authorised Edition

Danny Boyle: Authorised Edition
 

The Oscar-winning director of Slumdog Millionaire talks about his inspiring career in cinema.

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ISBN 9780571255375
Published 6 January 2011 by Faber and Faber
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Raphael, Amy
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ISBN-13 9780571255375
ISBN-10 057125537X
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Faber and Faber
Imprint Faber & Faber
Publication Date 6 January 2011
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook – Main
Edition Main
Author(s) By Raphael, Amy
Category Performing Arts
Individual Film Directors, Film-Makers
Biography & Autobiography
Biography & Autobiography: General
Biography & Autobiography: Film, Television, Music, Theatre
Number of Pages 528
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Motion picture producers and directors - Great Britain, Boyle, Danny
NBS Text Biography: The Arts
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 791.43023092
Catalogue Code 352145

Description of this Electronic Book

In this revelatory career-length biography, produced through many hours of interviews with Danny Boyle, he talks frankly about the secrets behind the opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games as well as the struggles, joys and incredible perseverance needed to direct such well-loved films as Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire, 28 Days Later and Shallow Grave.Throughout his career Danny Boyle has shown that he has an incredible knack of capturing the spirit of the times, be they the nineties drug scene, the aspirations of noughties Indian slum-dwellers or the things that make British people proud of their nation today, from the NHS to the internet. In 2012, Danny Boyle was the Artistic Director for the opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games. He has been awarded an Oscar, a Golden Globe Award and two BAFTA awards for directing such influential British films as Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, 28 Days Later, Sunshine and Slumdog Millionaire. He has worked alongside such actors as Cillian Murphy, Ewan McGregor, Christopher Eccleston, Kelly Macdonald, Dev Patel and Rose Byrne. In this in-depth biography, Amy Raphael captures the optimism and determination of a driven individual in full career flight.

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Author's Bio

Amy Raphael was born in London in 1967. She has worked on The Face, NME, Elle and Esquire and now freelances for the Guardian, Observer and Daily Telegraph. Her first book, Never Mind the Bollocks: Women Rewrite Rock, was published by Virago in 1995. She conducted the conversations and edited Mike Leigh on Mike Leigh, which was published in 2008. She has also contributed to the The Rolling Stone Book of Women in Rock and Perfect Pitch, a series of books about football.

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