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Published on Jul 11, 2009
Billy Wilder - Sceptical Messages from a Cinematic Exile. - Billy Wilder is one of Hollywood's most famous directors. "Some Like It Hot", "Witness for the Prosecution" or "Sunst Blvd." are classics that can't be avoided in film history class and on tv. Previous publications about these works primarily concern themselves with amusing anecdotes - especially those which Wilder himself told (and possibly made up) so well. In addition, however, sophisticated aesthetic structures can be discovered in these popular films. The essence of cinema itself as well as Wilder's biographical background as an exilant are the most important aspects of this research. More on www.billywilder.de