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Peter Jackson : a film-maker's journey / Brian Sibley.

By: Sibley, Brian.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Sydney, NSW : HarperCollins Publishers, 2006Description: xiv, 578 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780732285623 (hbk.) :; 9780732279622 (pbk.) :; 0732285623 (hbk.) :; 0732279623 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Jackson, Peter, 1961- | Lord of the rings, the fellowship of the ring (Motion picture) | Lord of the rings, the two towers (Motion picture) | Lord of the rings, the return of the king (Motion picture) | Motion picture producers and directors -- New Zealand -- Biography | Screenwriters -- New Zealand -- Biography | Motion picture producers and directors -- New Zealand | Screenwriters -- New Zealand | producers and directors | Motion pictures -- New Zealand -- Biography | Motion picture producers and directors New Zealand Biography | Screenwriters New Zealand Biography | Film makers -- New Zealand -- BiographyDDC classification: z92 JAC
Contents:
Prologue : where is Peter Jackson? -- Model beginnings -- Getting serious -- A matter of taste -- Splatter and spluppets -- Issues of life and death -- Cheats, spooks, hobbits and apes -- Quest for the ring -- Three-ring circus -- Ring-master -- Return to Skull Island -- Epilogue : 'one more for luck!'.
Prologue : where is Peter Jackson? -- Model beginnings -- Getting serious -- A matter of taste -- Splatter and spluppets -- Issues of life and death -- Cheats, spooks, hobbits and apes -- Quest for the ring -- Three-ring circus -- Ring-master -- Return to Skull Island -- Epilogue : 'one more for luck!'.
Prologue : where is Peter Jackson? -- Model beginnings -- Getting serious -- A matter of taste -- Splatter and spluppets -- Issues of life and death -- Cheats, spooks, hobbits and apes -- Quest for the ring -- Three-ring circus -- Ring-master -- Return to Skull Island -- Epilogue : 'one more for luck!'.
Includes index.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This is a unique and personal account of the six-year quest filming Lord of the Rings. It gives revealing insights in the award-winning director's life and films, including the forthcoming King Kong.

Includes index.

Prologue : where is Peter Jackson? -- 1. Model beginnings -- 2. Getting serious -- 3. A matter of taste -- 4. Splatter and spluppets -- 5. Issues of life and death -- 6. Cheats, spooks, hobbits and apes -- 7. Quest for the ring -- 8. Three-ring circus -- 9. Ring-master -- 10. Return to Skull Island -- Epilogue : 'one more for luck!'.

Prologue : where is Peter Jackson? -- Model beginnings -- Getting serious -- A matter of taste -- Splatter and spluppets -- Issues of life and death -- Cheats, spooks, hobbits and apes -- Quest for the ring -- Three-ring circus -- Ring-master -- Return to Skull Island -- Epilogue : 'one more for luck!'.

Prologue : where is Peter Jackson? -- Model beginnings -- Getting serious -- A matter of taste -- Splatter and spluppets -- Issues of life and death -- Cheats, spooks, hobbits and apes -- Quest for the ring -- Three-ring circus -- Ring-master -- Return to Skull Island -- Epilogue : 'one more for luck!'.

Includes index.

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