Author(s): Antoine de Baecque
Tim Burton is one of the most popular and innovative creative forces working in Hollywood today. From his first films as a cinema obsessed adolescent to his most recent Hollywood blockbusters like Sweeney Todd and Alice in Wonderland, this new monograph by acclaimed author and film critic Antoine de Baecque, takes readers on a behind the scenes journey through Burton's eccentric career. Featuring interviews with Burton himself that reveal quirky personal anecdotes, exhaustively researched and gorgeously illustrated with film stills, set photographs and a wide selection of Burton's drawings, this vivid account of one of American cinema's greatest stars will delight fans and critics alike.
Antoine de Baecque is a critic and film historian. He has been Editorin-Chief both of Cahiers du cinema and, later, of the cultural pages of Liberation. He is the author of many books on the relationship between cinema and history and on filmmakers such as Truffaut, Pialat and Godard.