The Story of Film

Author(s): Mark Cousins

Non Fiction

The Story of Film is the most accessible and compelling history of the medium yet published. Film critic, producer and presenter, Mark Cousins shows how film-makers are influenced both by the historical events of their times, and by each other.


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Mark Cousins has a first class degree in Film and Media Studies and Fine Art from the University of Stirling. He has since lectured on film history, been published internationally and made documentary films on arts and political themes. A former Director of the Edinburgh Film Festival, he now presents Scene-by-Scene on BBC television, conducting career interviews with actors and directors including Martin Scorcese, Woody Allen, Roman Polanski, Shohei Imamura, Jack Lemmon, Sean Connery, Tom Hanks, Dennis Hopper, Kirk Douglas, Rod Steiger, Jeanne Moreau, Lauren Bacall, the Coen Brothers, Bernardo Bertolucci, David Cronenberg, David Lynch, Donald Sutherland, Ewan McGregor and Jayne Russell. He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.

General Fields

  • : 9781862055742
  • : Anova Books
  • : Pavilion Books
  • : August 2004
  • : 240mm X 165mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mark Cousins
  • : Hardback
  • : 791.4309
  • : 512
  • : 400 illustrations