Ten of the greatest filmmakers in the world passionately discuss their craft in Angela Ismailos' hugely entertaining documentary GREAT DIRECTORS. Bernardo Bertolucci, David Lynch, Todd Haynes, Richard Linklater, Stephen Frears, Agnes Varda, Ken Loach, Liliana Cavani, Todd Haynes and Catherine Breillat open up about their extraordinary careers with unexpected candor and humor. Ismailos gets them to talk about their artistic evolution from their debut works to their recent triumphs, as well as the role that politics and history play in their films. David Lynch discusses how Mel brooks netted him his job on THE ELEPHANT MAN as well as his travails with the studio on DUNE. And the all honor their influnces, from Todd haynes on Fassbinder and Breillat on Ingmar Bergman, to Lynch on Billy Wilder and Hitchcock. GREAT DIRECTORS is an illuminating and surprising crash course on the state of contemporary cinema, and an example for where it might be headed.
SPECIAL FEATURES: Over three hours of additional interviews with these award winning directors, promotional trailer.
... Entertaining... Good Times. --The New York Times