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A Life in 16 Films

Author: Mr Steve Waters

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Steve Waters examines how the very idea of film has defined him as a playwright and a person in this book. Through the the lens of cinema, it provides a cultural and political snapshot of life in Britain from the 2nd part of the 20th century up to the present day. The films spanning almost a century, starting with The White Hell of Pitz Palu (1929) and moving most recently to Dark Waters (2019), each chapter examines aspects of Waters’s journey from his working-class Midlands upbringing to working in professional theatre to living through the Covid epidemic, through the prism of a particular film. From The Wizard of Oz to Code Unknown, from sci-fi to documentary, from queer cinema to world cinema, this honest, comic book offers a view of film as a way of thinking about how we live. In doing so, it illuminates culture and politics in the UK over half a century and provides an intimate insight into drama and writing. show more

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Weight 248 g
Author

Mr Steve Waters

Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Binding

Paperback / softback

ISBN-10

1350205230

Dimensions

235 x 156 x 15

Language

English

Country of Pub

United Kingdom

Book Condition

New

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