Excerpt: “Thirty directors discuss a single film that made a lasting impact on their career and work with an insightful critic and columnist...Elder has a knack for keeping his conversations casual and disarmed while sticking to a relatively tight set of questions for each director.
Elder has made a worthy contribution to the discussion of art and influence. At times, these conversations resemble the Paris Review’s probing conversations with authors. Necessary reading for anyone who appreciates the transformative power of cinema.”
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