Gold's tactics involved revitalising the Tupperware party model of the 50s, in which saleswomen hosted friends and neighbours to show off new products; within its first year, 500 party organisers were signed up and selling the brand's lingerie and sex toys.The money was then re-invested in opening new branches; her ingenuity winning her the job of chief executive of the company in 1987.The boxes, misplaced in the chaos at the start of WWII, contained many of the Spanish Civil War ...See full summary » Saul Leiter could have been lauded as the great the pioneer of color photography, but was never driven by the lure of success.: I feel very strongly that every artist has one central story to tell. I found it intriguing to see all the production value that goes into just one of his photos, and every time the film cuts to the finished shot, I couldn't help but be amazed by the "still life" quality of each one.The struggle is to tell and re-tell that story over and over again in visual form... Crewdson's photos have a deep, self-reflective quality that, at times, is haunting to become lost in.They continue to meet every Thursday in the small café, although they know that their love is impossible.
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He sets a house on fire, builds 90 foot sets with crews of sixty, shuts down city streets..in the service of his haunted image of American life, and his own anxieties, dreams and inner desires.
Brief Encounters is an intimate portrait of one of the most heralded image-makers of our time. See more » This doc is a quiet view into Gregory Crewdson's 8-year photography project, "Beneath the Roses." The film does a great job of weaving on-set footage of lighting, posing, and directing, with moments from Crewdson's interviews and personal history.
Instead he preferred to drink coffee and photograph in his own...
See full summary » Filmed over a decade, Brief Encounters follows internationally renowned photographer Gregory Crewdsons quest to create his unique, surreal, and incredibly elaborate portraits of suburban life.