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summary Chasing The Light: How I Fought My Way into Hollywood - THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 108 Rip roaring read It left me breathless Chris Evans Virgin Radio Breakfast Show Riveting The New York Times a Hollywood movie in itself Spike Lee Raw savagely honest as dramatic as any of his movies Mail on Sunday A tremendous book readable funny and harrowing The Sunday Times In this powerful and evocative memoir Oscar winning director and screenwriter Oliver Stone takes us right to the heart of what its like to make movies on the edge In Chasing The Light he writes about his rarefied New York childhood volunteering for combat and his struggles and triumphs making such films as Platoon Midnight Express and Scarface Before the international success of Platoon in 1986 Oliver Stone had been wounded as an infantryman in Vietnam and spent years writing unproduced scripts while taking miscellaneous jobs and driving taxis in New York finally venturing westward to Los Angeles and a new life Stone now 73 recounts those formative years with vivid details of the high and low moments we sit at the table in meetings with Al Pacino over Stones scripts for Scarface Platoon and Born on the Fourth of July; relive the harrowing demon of cocaine addiction following the failure of his first feature The Hand starring Michael Caine; experience his risky on the ground research of Miami drug cartels for Scarface; and see his stormy relationship with The Deer Hunter director Michael CiminoWe also learn of the breathless hustles to finance the acclaimed and divisive Salvador; and witness tensions behind the scenes of his first Academy Award winning film Midnight ExpressThe culmination of the book is the extraordinarily vivid recreation of filming Platoon in the depths of the Philippine jungle with Kevin Dillon Charlie Sheen Willem Dafoe Johnny Depp et al pushing himself the crew and the young cast almost beyond breaking point Written fearlessly with intense detail and colour Chasing the Light is a true insiders story of Hollywoods years of upheaval in the 1970s and 80s and Stone brings this period alive as only someone at the centre of the action truly can. One thing is certain I don t think there is a single American filmmaker working today who could write a book half as good as this Stone has an erudition a cultural bandwidth and a self awareness that comes across on every page The son of a successful Jewish businessman and a French mother he was brought up bilingual bi national and privileged Not many directors could devote several pages to Homer these days or discuss a montage in Pierrot le Fou Maybe only Paul Schrader could do thatChasing the Light great title covers his childhood his parent s divorce his tours of duty in Vietnam his alienation from almost everything his anarchism his drug addiction his paranoia his marriages his failures and succ

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summary Chasing The Light: How I Fought My Way into Hollywood - THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 108 A rip roaring read It left me breathless Chris Evans Virgin Radio Breakfast ShowRiveting The New York Timesa Hollywood movie in itself Spike LeeRaw savagely honest as dramatic as any of his movies Mail on SundayA tremendous book readable funny and harrowing The Sunday Times In this powerful and evocative memoir Oscar winning director and screenwriter Oliver Stone takes us right to the heart of what its like to make movies on the edge In Chasing The Light he writes about his rarefied New York childhood volunteering for combat and his struggles and triumphs making such films as Platoon Midnight Express and Scarface Before the international success of Platoon in 1986 Oliver Stone had been wounded as an infantryman in Vietnam and spent years writing unproduced scripts while taking miscellaneous jobs and driving taxis in New York finally venturing westward to Los Angeles and a new life Stone now 73 recounts those formative years with vivid details of the high and low moments we sit at the table in meetings with Al Pacino over Stones scripts for Scarface Platoon and Born on the Fourth of July; relive the harrowing demon of cocaine addiction following the failure of his first feature The Hand starring Michael Caine; experience his risky on the ground research of Miami drug cartels for Scarface; and see his stormy relationship with The Deer Hunter director Michael Cimino We also learn of the breathless hustles to finance the acclaimed and divisive Salvador; and witness tensions behind the scenes of his first Academy Award winning film Midnight ExpressThe culmination of the book is the extraordinarily vivid recreation of filming Platoon in the depths of the Philippine jungle with Kevin Dillon Charlie Sheen Willem Dafoe Johnny Depp et al pushing himself the crew and the young cast almost beyond breaking point Written fearlessly with intense detail and colour Chasing the Light is a true insiders story of Hollywoods years of upheaval in the 1970s and 80s and Stone brings this period alive as only someone at the centre of the action truly can A. I ll have to admit I was slightly disappointed when I learned that Oliver Stone s autobiographical Chasing the Light only covered his life up to his breakthrough success with Platoon He made several great films after that including some of the most fascinating and controversial of that generation Born on the Fourth of July JFK and Natural Born Killers What he s given us here though feels neither truncated nor incomplete Stone is interested in the forces that shaped him as a person and an artist as well as the seeds of his mad ambition which partly manifested themselves in his tempestuous filmmaking experiences It s a self portrait raw emotional brutally honest Here we have the antithesis o

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summary Chasing The Light: How I Fought My Way into Hollywood - THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 108 A rip roaring read It left me breathless Chris Evans Virgin Radio Breakfast Show Riveting The New York Times a Hollywood movie in itself Spike Lee Raw savagely honest as dramatic as any of his movies Mail on Sunday A tremendous book readable funny and harrowing The Sunday Times In this powerful and evocative memoir Oscar winning director and screenwriter Oliver Stone takes us right to the heart of what its like to make movies on the edge In Chasing The Light he writes about his rarefied New York childhood volunteering for combat and his struggles and triumphs making such films as Platoon Midnight Express and Scarface Before the international success of Platoon in 1986 Oliver Stone had been wounded as an infantryman in Vietnam and spent years writing unproduced scripts while taking miscellaneous jobs and driving taxis in New York finally venturing westward to Los Angeles and a new life Stone now 73 recounts those formative years with vivid details of the high and low moments we sit at the table in meetings with Al Pacino over Stones scripts for Scarface Platoon and Born on the Fourth of July; relive the harrowing demon of cocaine addiction following the failure of his first feature The Hand starring Michael Caine; experience his risky on the ground research of Miami drug cartels for Scarface; and see his stormy relationship with The Deer Hunter director Michael CiminoWe also learn of the breathless hustles to finance the acclaimed and divisive Salvador; and witness tensions behind the scenes of his first Academy Award winning film Midnight ExpressThe culmination of the book is the extraordinarily vivid recreation of filming Platoon in the depths of the Philippine jungle with Kevin Dillon Charlie Sheen Willem Dafoe Johnny Depp et al pushing himself the crew and the young cast almost beyond breaking point Written fearlessly with intense detail and colour Chasing the Light is a true insiders story of Hollywoods years of upheaval in the 1970s and 80s and Stone brings this period alive as only someone at the centre of the action truly c. Biographies that start at the beginning generally make me want to skip the first few chapters Not here He is perceptive about his childhood and the effect of being an only child who learns that his image of his parents and their marriage was built on lies How he learns to forgive and to find himself is fascinatingThis is the story of a man coming to know himself better and to do so he has to follow his passion He is neither humble nor arrogant but ruthlessly honest So revealing about himself and the crazy industry he finds himself inAs Stone s background is in writing later writing screenplays this is in a different category from the usual film star or film director biography He cleverly makes you wan

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