Al Pacino: Anatomy of an Actor

The first illustrated series to analyse the craft of exceptional actors

Karina Longworth


Price: €39.95

Anatomy of an Actor titles are comprehensive studies on the craft of the world's greatest actors, through the analysis of ten of their most iconic roles. The authors examine why and how these famous actors have become some of the most respected and influential in the film world. Each title is divided into 10 chapters, each one dedicated to a specific role and fully documented with film stills, on-set photography and film sequences.


Format: Hardback
Size: 210 x 270 mm (8 1/3 x 10 5/8 in)
Pages: 192 pp
Illustrations: 300 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714866642

Karina Longworth is a film critic and journalist based in Los Angeles. She has contributed to LA Weekly, Village Voice, Vanity Fair, The Guardian, Slate and other publications.

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