Books by Sidney Lumet
by Sidney Lumet
This is an incredibly clear, honest, and precise discussion of the films Lumet made over the course of his career. There are many pearls of wisdom about directing and filmmaking in the book. I read it when I was in film school, when it first came out. I had a hardcover copy, which was a big investment when I was a film student (and broke). I remember just devouring it over a weekend.
Interviews where books by Sidney Lumet were recommended
The best books on Making Movies, recommended by Darren Aronofsky
Darren Aronofsky, the Oscar-nominated director, recommends five amazing books about making movies—and talks about the filmmakers who inspired him.