Clint Eastwood's classic Mystic River (2003) is discussed by the director himself, screenwriter Brian Helgeland, the novel's author Dennis Lehane and the great ensemble cast (Sean Penn, Tim...
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Clint Eastwood's classic Mystic River (2003) is discussed by the director himself, screenwriter Brian Helgeland, the novel's author Dennis Lehane and the great ensemble cast (Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laura Linney, Laurence Fishburne and Marcia Gay Harden) sharing their perspectives on the themes presented in the film and also the important collaboration they had with the legendary director while making this complex project. Written by
Howcome there's NEVER any live footage from the making of a Clint Eastwood film? This documentary is titled FROM PAGE TO SCREEN - most of it is interviews with the actors, with the director and clips from the film. Towards the end of it, you meet the author and the screenplay writer, but no other people. The title suggests that you will follow the story from book: through rewriting; production- & costume design; casting; photographer & director; editing and music - but NO, nothing like that. Stils from the making and mostly of them on Clint Eastwood himself. The title should have been THOUGHTS & IDEAS from the film.
I'll give it 1 point. This documentary gave me NOTHING.
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