a constant forge - the life and art of john cassavetes

Charles Kiselyak, 200 mins, USA, 2000, digital betacam, colour and B&W. Courtesy: Castle Hill Productions/Shock

a constant forge
A Constant Forge - The Life and Art of John Cassavetes
This fascinating, in-depth analysis of Cassavetes' films assembles new interviews with many key players and footage of the filmmaker candidly discussing his work methods and philosophies on art, creativity and life.

Most of Cassavetes' major works are covered, including The Killing of a Chinese Bookie, Opening Night, Shadows, Faces and A Woman Under the Influence.

Ensemble regulars Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk and Ben Gazzara and longtime collaborators such as producer and cinematographer Al Ruban, also contribute revealing anecdotes about American cinema's pre-eminent maverick.

Dates   Sun 18 May 2008, 4pm
Fri 23 May 2008, 7pm
No Longer Available
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