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Ridley Scott: A Biography

Vincent LoBrutto


This, the first biography of film director Ridley Scott, investigates the life and moving-image work of a major cinema artist. Ridley Scott is a supreme visualist who applies artistry to telling motion picture narratives. The influence of his early work in commercials, television projects, short films, and music videos is explored. The arc of his life experience is examined to provide a total picture of the man, with emphasis on the look and content of his films. Each Ridley Scott film is presented from a series of views: conception, production, postproduction, critical and social reactions, b ... More

Keywords: Ridley Scott, critical biography, visualist, cinematography, moving image, thematic patterns, critical reaction, film crafts, film narratives

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780813177083
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813177083.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Vincent LoBrutto, author
School of Visual Arts