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The Story of Film part 9: New American Cinema
American movies grow up, courtesy of Schrader, Scorsese and Nicholson, Buck Henry, Coppola and Charles Burnett.
Documentary 2011 60 mins
Director: Mark Cousins
The remarkable story American cinema's maturing. Buck Henry, who wrote The Graduate, talks about movie satire of the time. In New York, Paul Schrader discusses his existential screenplay for Taxi Driver. Writer Robert Towne explores the dark ideas in Chinatown, and director Charles Burnett talks about the birth of Black American cinema.
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