Jack Nicholson - Anatomy of an Actor (Hardcover)
Anatomy of an Actor
By: Beverly Walker
Published: January 2014
Number Of Pages: 192
A new title in the fascinating series from world-renowned cinema magazine Cahiers du cinéma, which focuses on ten key performances from a single actor in a useful and illuminating monograph.
Jack Nicholson (b.1937) has twice taken the Academy Award for Best Actor (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, 1975, and As Good as It Gets, 1997) and holds a record twelve Oscar nominations, making him the most nominated actor of all time. Widely considered to be one of the finest actors working today, Nicholson's career spans such classics as Easy Rider (1969), Chinatown (1974), The Shining (1980), The Postman Always Ring Twice (1981), Terms of Endearment (1983), The Witches of Eastwick (1987) and The Departed (2006).
An accessible text combines both a narrative and analytical dimension and is illustrated by 300 film stills, set photographs and film sequences.