By Ray Zone
Here is the first book to be published on one of film's foremost cinematographers, Vittorio Storaro, the writer of light, who has set new standards for the artistry of color in motion on the big screen. Vittorio Storaro is unmatched as a cinematographer in his use of light to convey mood and story in film. From the ASC classic archives and the pages of American Cinematographer magazine comes this definitive look at the work of a truly great lighting cameramen whose work includes such classic films as Apocalypse Now, One from the Heart, Little Buddha and Bulworth. This book features a new foreword by Warren Beatty, introductory essay by Ray Zone, questions and answers with Storaro on Apocalypse Now, a behind the scenes look at the making of One From the Heart, Storaro's work with Martin Scorsese on New York Stories, large format film and Little Buddha, the filming of Storaro's recent hit, Bulworth, a brand new interview with Storaro on his work, an inside look at Storaro's new masterpiece Goya in Bourdeaux and a comprehensive and annotated filmography of Storaro's films.