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Chasing The Light

Writing, Directing, and Surviving Platoon, Midnight Express, Scarface, Salvador, and the Movie Game
in: Memoirs

The book is a memoir that delves into the early career of filmmaker Oliver Stone, detailing his experiences and challenges in writing and directing several iconic films. It provides an intimate look at the creative process, personal struggles, and the Hollywood system through the lens of Stone's life and work up to the making of his Oscar-winning film, "Platoon."

Key points:

1. Authentic Storytelling: Stone highlights the power of genuine, personal stories, as seen in his films "Platoon" and "Salvador."

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