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Sergio Leone
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Sergio Leone is a singular figure among Italian filmmakers of the postwar years; his films grow in reputation year after year. Groundbreaking westerns such as his Dollars trilogy and the authoritative "Once upon a Time in the West" have made Leone one of the most popular and influential directors in world cinema. Christopher Frayling s remarkable biography of Leone the first ever affectionately explores his body of work and casts light on little-known details of his life. A wealth of research, story, and insight, "Sergio Leone: Something to Do with Death" stands as the definitive study of this master filmmaker, crafted by one of our most acclaimed critics and historians."
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Sir Christopher Frayling is a historian, critic, and award-winning broadcaster. He was chairman of Arts Council England from 2003 until 2010. He was knighted in 2001.

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"Comprehensive and scrupulously prepared." --"Publishers Weekly" "Comprehensive in scope, epic in achievement, "Sergio Leone: Something to Do with Death" is likely to be the definitive work on Leone." "Times Higher Education Supplement"" "Comprehensive and scrupulously prepared." "Publishers Weekly"" "Frayling is a perceptive, witty writer . . . [who] depicts the zany, underconsidered Italian cinematic watershed with haunting clarity." "Kirkus"" "Comprehensive and scrupulously prepared." --Publishers Weekly "Anyone who cares for these violent and poetic films will want to take a look at Frayling's painstaking biography." --Michael Dirda, Washington Post "Comprehensive in scope, epic in achievement, Sergio Leone: Something to Do with Death is likely to be the definitive work on Leone." --Times Higher Education Supplement

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