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Ordinary Heroes: The Films of Danny Boyle

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With chapters dedicated to each of the 10 films directed by Danny Boyle, this record explores the themes, techniques, and style prevalent in the director's work. From "Shallow Grave" and "Trainspotting "to "28 Days Later "and the Oscar-winning "Slumdog Millionaire," this chronicle examines Boyle's influence and talent. This compelling journey through the films of one of ...more
Paperback, 231 pages
Published July 1st 2009 by Empiricus Books
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In this book you'll find chapters devoted to each of Danny Boyle's ten feature-length films, from Shallow Grave to Slumdog Millionaire, and including Trainspotting, A Life Less Ordinary, The Beach and 28 Days Later. The book contains quotes from the director, and from cast and crew members such as Ewan McGregor and Cilian Murphy. It's clearly set out and divided into subheadings such as Cinematic Techniques and Narrative Themes.
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