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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die


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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

A completely revised 10th Anniversary Edition

With a fresh new design, 500 original movie posters and a completely revised and updated list of titles, 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die is the essential guide for any movie lover.

The book surveys the complete history of filmmaking, chronicling more than a century of productions from the very beginning of the movie history, from great classics like The Birth of a Nation and Gone WIth the Wind to recent blockbusters like Skyfall and Life of Pi. It includes all kinds of genres, from musicals to dramas, from comedies to westerns, noir, animation and documentary.

For each title you can find still shots and actors' photos. Each profile is accompanied by a brief synopsis and critique; it also lists the film's director and cast and presents a plot summary and production notes, as well as quotes from movie directors, actors and critics. In addition, a trivia section provides you with bonus information you on film actors and production.

Written by a passionate team of film critics and broadcasters, 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die is a must for every film lover's bookshelf.

  • ISBN: 9781844037346
  • Publication date: 07 Oct 2013
  • Page count: 960

Biographical Notes

Steven Jay Schneider is a film expert who has published extensively on all aspects of the medium. As the general editor of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die, he has brought together an international team of critics, reviewers, writers and filmakers from the world's most popular newspapers and magazines.

Jason Solomons is an expert in world, French and British cinema, as well as a film critic and broadcaster. He has written a weekly film column for the Observer and the Mail on Sunday for over 12 years. He is a regular guest on BBC News, Sky News and BBC radio.