Whom God Wishes to Destroy: Francis Coppola and the New Hollywood
Amazon.com Price: $10.95 (as of 20/09/2021 16:16 PST- Details)
In March 1980 Francis Coppola bought the dilapidated Hollywood Normal Studios facility with the wish and dream of constructing a greatly new roughly studio, one that may revolutionize filmmaking, problem the based studio equipment, and, so much importantly, permit him to make motion pictures as he wanted. With this experience on the heart of Whom God Needs to Break, Jon Lewis gives a at the back of-the-scenes view of Coppola’s fight—that of the trade’s highest-recognized auteur—in opposition to the converting realities of the New Hollywood of the Eighties. Supplying a Hollywood historical past steeped within the business information, rumor, and gossip that propel the trade, Lewis unfolds a lesson approximately energy, possession, and the position of the auteur within the American cinema. From sooner than the luck of The Godfather to the eventual triumph of Apocalypse Now, throughout the essential upheaval of the Eighties with motion pictures like Rumble Fish, Hammett, Peggy Sue Were given Married, to the Nineteen Nineties and the making of Bram Stoker’s Dracula and Kenneth Branagh’s Frankenstein, Francis Coppola’s profession turns into the lens wherein Lewis examines the character of creating motion pictures and doing trade in Hollywood as of late.