Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Last WordsConsidering Contemporary Cinema$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Jason Wood

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780231171977

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231171977.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM COLUMBIA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.columbia.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of Minnesota Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CUPSO for personal use.date: 05 August 2021

Anton Corbijn

Anton Corbijn

Chapter:
(p.20) Anton Corbijn
Source:
Last Words
Author(s):

Jason Wood

Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231171977.003.0005

This chapter presents an interview with filmmaker Anton Corbijn. Corbijn began his career as a photographer. Moving to London in 1979, his photographs of the leading post-punk bands established him as the photographer of choice for the NME. He later ventured into the burgeoning music video field where he mastered the medium; and given his keen eye and affiliation with music it seemed a thoroughly natural progression to turn his hand to feature-film directing with Control (2007). His second feature was the existential hitman drama The American (2010). The interview covered topics such as the reasons why he changed his mind and directed Control after originally declining the project; what connotation the title of the film has for Corbijn; and his financing of the film.

Keywords:   Anton Corbijn, Control, The American, interviews, film directors, filmmakers, filmmaking

Columbia Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .