Director of the celebrated film The Right Stuff and the film adaptation of Milan Kundera’s novel The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Philip Kaufman has been a prominent figure in American cinema since the 1960s. Originally hailing from Chicago, he is now strongly associated with San Francisco where he has lived for the past 50 years.Cannes Film Festival 2012 (25th May 2012) 1h10' [Français] [English]
His body of work includes both independent and studio films – “a wide-ranging body of work that draws on his unique elements of style and philosophy”, explains Annette Insdorf, who has just written a book about him.
Screenwriter (he co-wrote the original story for the script of Raiders of the Lost Ark with George Lucas) and director, Philip Kaufman will be interviewed by Michel Ciment about his work and his films and about developments in American cinema.
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- NORMAN LLOYD UNE LEÇON D’HISTOIRE (24 mai 2012)
- ALEXANDRE DESPLAT « UNE HISTOIRE PERSONNELLE DE LA MUSIQUE DE FILMS » (19 mai 2012)