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George Lucas: Interviews (Conversations With Filmmakers Series)

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A director, producer, and writer, George Lucas is the power behind "The Force." The son of a conservative small-town businessman, he grew up to become arguably the most identifiable and popular filmmaker in the history of the medium. Yet unlike his more publicly engaged contemporaries, Lucas rarely grants reporters an audience.

This first book of Lucas's interviews affords
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Paperback, 237 pages
Published August 1st 1999 by University Press of Mississippi
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Jason
Feb 28, 2012 Jason rated it really liked it
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I just got finished reading a great book on George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars. I am not sure why I started watching this series a couple weeks ago but I had a huge desire to do so. I guess it has to do with the re-release of Star Wars Episode 1 in 3D.

Either way, I picked up this book. And I was fascinated by it. By both the depth that he goes into to make his films as well as just the deep annoyance he finds the establishment of Hollywood. I never knew how much went into a film before readi
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Sistermagpie
May 03, 2013 Sistermagpie rated it liked it
Not so much a book in itself as a collection of interviews from the 70s up until the late 90s. It's especially interesting to look at some of the ways Lucas changes over the years--the most striking of which is pointed out in the introduction. He goes from directing, to saying how much he hates directing and was glad to produce, to saying how he just wound up producing, to saying he's really a director. It's not dishonest so much as a believable change of heart after so many years away from the ...more
Jon Ireland
Sep 15, 2013 Jon Ireland rated it really liked it
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Interesting earlier interviews from the 70's and 80's. last couple were opinion pieces and not really interviews. otherwise would be 5 stars.
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George Walton Lucas, Jr. is an Academy Award-winning American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is the creator of the epic Star Wars saga and the archaeologist-adventurer character Indiana Jones. Today, Lucas is one of the American film industry's most financially successful independent directors/producers, with an estimated net worth of $3.6 billion.
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