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Nick Broomfield: Adventures in the Documentary Trade

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Kurt Cobain, Margaret Thatcher, rap stars Biggie Smalls & Tupac Shakur, Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss and serial killer Aileen Wuornos are just a few of the icons whom Nick Broomfield has chased down and shot in the pursuit of truth.

Over the past twenty-five years Nick Broomfield has established himself as Britain's best-known and most unflaggingly controversial directo
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Paperback, 243 pages
Published March 17th 2005 by Faber & Faber (first published March 1st 2005)
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I was left slightly disappointed by the book: I'd hoped for more insight and thought provoking detail.

The book is in interview format, and I felt that the writer's questions often imposed a certain view on Nick Broomfield - thus forcing his answer down a path, rather than leaving an open field for him.

That aside, there was some insight into his early films, which I had little knowledge about, and some nuggets of gold about filming issues, but it lacked the real insight that I thought the book wo
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