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Mother! The Making of the Fever Dream is a deep dive into an auteur's process about the heavily talked-about film Mother! and its Bosch-like riveting sequence. From Aronofsky (Black Swan, Requiem for a Dream), Mother! is the filmmaker's newest polarising offering, a psychological horror film with small nods to Roman Polanski, Luis Bunuel, and David Cronenberg, but is wholly Aronofsky's original vision, a film presented in his singular and arresting style. This chronicle is a beautiful, dynamic presentation of that sequence, with corresponding screen grabs, behind-the-scenes photography, the script as it pertains to the sequence, and the "maps" of his shot list. Mother! The Making of the Fever Dream also includes a preface from Aronofsky about this shoot, and this book is a record of a film that will have audiences, Aronofsky fans, and film school denizens discussing the movie for years to come.

Equal parts visual chronicle and artful scene study, Mother! The Making of the Fever Dream recounts Darren Aronofsky's spellbinding second half of Mother!, and how it was constructed, with corresponding screen grabs, behind-the-scenes photography, script cues, and the annotated maps of his shot list.

 

Details

ISBN: 9780847862689
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 176
Publication Date: 13 Feb 2018
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
Publication City, Country: New York, United States
Dimensions (cm): 25.4(H) x 20.3(L)

 

Author Biography

Darren Aronofsky is a critically acclaimed and controversial filmmaker. Matty Labatique is a critically acclaimed cinematographer best known for his work on Black Swan, Requiem for a Dream, and Iron Man, among many others.

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