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Mike Leigh

Film Director (born 20-Feb-1943)


Raymond Carney; Leonard Quart. The Films of Mike Leigh: Embracing the World. Cambridge University Press. 2000. 292pp.

Paul Clements. The Improvised Play: The Work of Mike Leigh. Methuen. 1983. 96pp.

Michael Coveney. The World According to Mike Leigh. HarperCollins. 1996. 255pp.

Edward Trostle Jones. All or Nothing: The Cinema of Mike Leigh. Peter Lang. 2004. 196pp.

Howie Movshovitz (editor). Mike Leigh: Interviews. University Press of Mississippi. 2000. 138pp.

Garry Watson. The Cinema of Mike Leigh: A Sense of the Real. London: Wallflower Press. 2004. 208pp.

Tony Whitehead. Mike Leigh. Manchester University Press. 2008. 217pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.839)

  5. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.328)

  6. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.193)

  7. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.327)

  8. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.509)

  9. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.501-03)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.295)

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