DVD
English
Contents
Bonus-disc The South Bank Show special on the making of Vincent and Theo
Language
English
Publisher
Network, 2007 | Other editions
1 dvd-video + bonus dvd-video
Recording date
1990
Playing time
ca. 200 min.
Note
Engels gesproken Ondertiteling: geen
EAN
5027626272142

Availability in Flemish libraries

About Robert Altman

Robert Bernard Altman (; February 20, 1925 – November 20, 2006) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He was a five-time nominee of the Academy Award for Best Director and is considered an enduring figure from the New Hollywood era.

Altman's style of filmmaking covered many genres, but usually with a "subversive" twist which typically relied on satire and humor to express his personal views. Altman developed a reputation for being "anti-Hollywood" and non-conformist in both his themes and directing style. Actors especially enjoyed working under his direction because he encouraged them to improvise, thereby inspiring their own creativity.

He preferred large ensemble casts for his films, and developed a multitrack recording technique which produced overlapping dialogue from multiple actors. This produced a more natural, more dynamic, and more complex experience for the viewer. He also used highly mo…Read more on Wikipedia

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