The Philosophy of Michael Mann (Hardcover)

The Philosophy of Michael Mann (Hardcover)

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Known for restoring vitality and superior craftsmanship to the crime thriller, American filmmaker Michael Mann has long been regarded as a talented triple threat capable of moving effortlessly between television and feature films as a writer, director, and executive producer. His unique visual sense and thematic approach are evident in the Emmy Award-winning The Jericho Mile (1979), the cult favorite The Keep (1983), the American epic The Last of the Mohicans (1992), and the Academy Award-nominated The Insider (1999) as well as his most recent works―Ali (2001), Miami Vice (2006), and Public Enemies (2009).

The Philosophy of Michael Mann provides an up-to-date and comprehensive account of the work of this highly accomplished filmmaker, exploring the director's recognizable visual style and the various on-screen and philosophical elements he has tested in his thirty-five-year career. The essays in this wide-ranging book will appeal to fans of the revolutionary filmmaker and to philosophical scholars interested in the themes and conflicts that drive his movies.

  • Publisher : University Press of Kentucky (April 17, 2014)
  • Language : English
  • Hardcover : 284 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 081314471X
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0813144719
  • Reading age : 18 years and up
  • Item Weight : 1.2 pounds
  • Dimensions : 6.1 x 1 x 9 inches

All copies are new.