Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent Film

Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent Film

Peter Biskind


Down and soiled Pictures chronicles the increase of self sustaining filmmakers and of the dual engines -- the Sundance movie pageant and Miramax movies -- that experience powered them. As he did in his acclaimed Easy Riders, Raging Bulls, Peter Biskind profiles the folk who took the self sufficient flow from obscurity to the Oscars, so much particularly Sundance founder Robert Redford and Harvey Weinstein, who along with his brother, Bob, made Miramax an indie powerhouse.
this day Sundance is an important movie pageant this part of Cannes, and Miramax has develop into an colossal. Likewise, the administrators who emerged from the autonomous circulation, comparable to Quentin Tarantino, Steven Soderbergh, and David O. Russell, are actually one of the best-known administrators in Hollywood. let alone the actors who emerged with them, like Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Ethan Hawke, and Uma Thurman.
Candid, penetrating, and debatable, Down and soiled Pictures is a must-read for someone drawn to the movie international and the place it really is headed.

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