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In Sayles on Sayles, Gavin Smith takes John Sayles step by step through the trajectory of his career and film-making practice, and in the process illuminates the work of one of the truly authentic US independent film-makers.
Paperback, 277 pages
Published February 19th 1998 by Faber & Faber
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Jun 22, 2009 Stop added it
Read the STOP SMILING interview with filmmaker John Sayles

Q&A: John Sayles
By Patrick Z McGavin

Honeydripper is the 16th film by filmmaker and novelist John Sayles made in collaboration with his producer and partner, Maggie Renzi. A lyrical, funny and sharp evocation of early Fifties Alabama, it stars Danny Glover as a juke-joint impresario who is desperate to save his floundering club from economic ruin. (Honeydripper opens December 28th in LA and NY.)

Since his debut film, The Return of the S
Stephen Robb
If you've enjoyed any of his films, the book is a must. He covers the nuts and bolts behind writing and filmmaking with small budgets.
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John Thomas Sayles is an independent film director, screenwriter, novelist and short story writer who frequently plays small roles in his own and other indie films.
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