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Stanley Kubrick and me : thirty years at his side / Emilio D'Alessandro with Filippo Ulivieri ; translated from the Italian by Simon Marsh.

D'Alessandro, Emilio, author. (Author). Ulivieri, Filippo, 1977- author. (Added Author). Marsh, Simon, 1960- translator. (Added Author).
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Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 791.4302 D'ALESSANDRO (Text) 33946003120859 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville 921 KUB (Text) 37323005264521 NONFIC Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781628726695
  • ISBN: 1628726695
  • Physical Description: 357 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First English-language edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Good morning, I'm Stanley Kubrick -- Either you care or you don't -- The Barry Lyndon adventure -- Open house -- Driving lessons -- The Shining -- 390 keys to 129 doors -- Stanley -- Demolition man: Full Metal Jacket -- Tough decisions -- Kubrick -- Pit stop -- A fleeting good-bye -- Personal chemistry -- Eyes Wide Shut -- Ask Emilio -- Back to Italy -- Afterword: Emilio will pick you up at the station,
Summary, etc.: "This intimate portrait by his former personal assistant and confidante reveals the man behind the legendary filmmaker--for the first time. Stanley Kubrick, the director of a string of timeless movies from Lolita and Dr. Strangelove to A Clockwork Orange, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Full Metal Jacket, and others, has always been depicted by the media as the Howard Hughes of filmmakers, a weird artist obsessed with his work and privacy to the point of madness. But who was he really? Emilio D'Alessandro lets us see. A former Formula Ford driver who was a minicab chauffeur in London during the Swinging Sixties, he took a job driving a giant phallus through the city that became his introduction to the director. Honest, reliable, and ready to take on any task, Emilio found his way into Kubrick's neurotic, obsessive heart. He became his personal assistant, his right-hand man and confidant, working for him from A Clockwork Orange until Kubrick's death in 1999. Emilio was the silent guy in the room when the script for The Shining was discussed. He still has the coat Jack Nicholson used in the movie. He was an extra on the set of Eyes Wide Shut, Kubrick's last movie. He knew all the actors and producers Kubrick worked with; he observed firsthand Kubrick's working methods down to the smallest detail. Making no claim of expertise in cinematography but with plenty of anecdotes, he offers a completely fresh perspective on the artist and a warm, affecting portrait of a generous, kind, caring man who was a perfectionist in work and life. "-- Provided by publisher.
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Subject: Kubrick, Stanley.
D'Alessandro, Emilio.
Motion picture producers and directors > United States > Biography.
PERFORMING ARTS > Individual Director (see also BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Entertainment & Performing Arts)
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Entertainment & Performing Arts.

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