Sergio Leone – Something To Do With Death

Christopher Frayling


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  • University of Minnesota Press
  • 2012
  • ISBN 978-0-8166-4683-8
  • Paperback
  • 23.2 x 15.2 x 4.3 cm

Sergio Leone is a singular figure among Italian filmmakers of the postwar years; his films grow in reputation year after year. Groundbreaking westerns such as his Dollars trilogy and the authoritative Once upon a Time in the West have made Leone one of the most popular and influential directors in world cinema. Christopher Frayling’s remarkable biography of Leone – the first ever – affectionately explores his body of work and casts light on little-known details of his life. A wealth of research, story, and insight, Sergio Leone: Something to Do with Death stands as the definitive study of this master filmmaker, crafted by one of our most acclaimed critics and historians.

„Anyone who cares for these violent and poetic films will want to take a look at Frayling’s painstaking biography.“ — Michael Dirda, Washington Post

„Thick enough to stop a bullet, Christopher Frayling’s massive biography of Sergio Leone remains as epic and entertaining as any of its subject’s films.“ — Pop Matters