A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995)
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Release Date: Jan 1, 1995 Wide
Average Rating: 4.3/5
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In 1994, the British Film Institute commissioned a set of films to mark the centenary of the movies. They would trace the history of several national cinemas, and the BFI's choice for interpreting the history of American film fell to director Martin Scorsese, a longtime champion of film history and preservation. Scorsese's approach to his subject is director-centered, as he examines the tension inherent in the struggle of an artist wishing to make a personal statement against the collaborative
Jan 1, 1995 Wide
Sep 12, 2000
For a thorough overview of film history and the art behind films ... can be no better guide than Martin Scorsese
Essential and joyful--a real blast.
Film buffs will savor Scorsese's enthusiasm for the medium and his championing of those who remained true to their vision.
Watching this documentary, we not only raise our appreciation for film art in general, but we also better understand Scorsese's vision in particular.
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