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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 Josh Hartnett Definitely Wants to Do This ... : True Stories from a Life in the Screen Trade
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'Award-winning film-maker Bruce Beresford takes us through the highs and lows of the screen trade - from high-powered dinner tables to obscure backlots, from the centres of power to far-flung locations - with a cast of characters that includes Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Jeffrey Archer, Steven Seagal, and many others. Delightfully literate and sharply observed, this is a highly entertaining insider's account of a rarely glimpsed world. (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Diary entries begin on 24 October 2003 and conclude with 11 July 2005.
  • Epigraphs:
    There is no art without fanaticism... - Flaubert
    The first duty in life is to assume a pose - what the second duty is no one has yet found out. - Oscar Wilde
  • Dedication: To Joshua and Leander

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Fourth Estate ,
      2007 .
      Extent: 322p.
      Description: illus., ports
      Note/s:
      • Includes a caricature drawn by Barry Humphries, circa 1975.
      • Introduction and epilogue by the author.
      ISBN: 9780732284398

Works about this Work

Untitled Tom Ryan , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , no. 46 2008;

— Review of Josh Hartnett Definitely Wants to Do This ... : True Stories from a Life in the Screen Trade Bruce Beresford , 2007 selected work diary
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 17 August 2008; (p. 27)

— Review of Josh Hartnett Definitely Wants to Do This ... : True Stories from a Life in the Screen Trade Bruce Beresford , 2007 selected work diary ; The Empty Page : Fiction Inspired by Sonic Youth 2008 anthology short story
Down Showbiz Lane : A Uniquely Aussie View of Tinseltown John Wright , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Limelight , October 2007; (p. 68)

— Review of Josh Hartnett Definitely Wants to Do This ... : True Stories from a Life in the Screen Trade Bruce Beresford , 2007 selected work diary
The Fanatical Bruce Beresford : Celluloid Heroes Peter Coleman , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , November vol. 51 no. 11 2007; (p. 85-87)

— Review of Josh Hartnett Definitely Wants to Do This ... : True Stories from a Life in the Screen Trade Bruce Beresford , 2007 selected work diary
Untitled Stan James , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 15 September 2007; (p. 12)

— Review of Josh Hartnett Definitely Wants to Do This ... : True Stories from a Life in the Screen Trade Bruce Beresford , 2007 selected work diary
Cheerful Optimism as a Million Plans Founder Garry Maddox , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11-12 August 2007; (p. 30-31)

— Review of Josh Hartnett Definitely Wants to Do This ... : True Stories from a Life in the Screen Trade Bruce Beresford , 2007 selected work diary
From Behind the Camera to Centre Stage Ron Cerabona , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 18 August 2007; (p. 18)

— Review of Josh Hartnett Definitely Wants to Do This ... : True Stories from a Life in the Screen Trade Bruce Beresford , 2007 selected work diary
No Jude Law, No Money Peter Craven , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 294 2007; (p. 21-22)

— Review of Josh Hartnett Definitely Wants to Do This ... : True Stories from a Life in the Screen Trade Bruce Beresford , 2007 selected work diary
Untitled Stan James , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 15 September 2007; (p. 12)

— Review of Josh Hartnett Definitely Wants to Do This ... : True Stories from a Life in the Screen Trade Bruce Beresford , 2007 selected work diary
The Fanatical Bruce Beresford : Celluloid Heroes Peter Coleman , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , November vol. 51 no. 11 2007; (p. 85-87)

— Review of Josh Hartnett Definitely Wants to Do This ... : True Stories from a Life in the Screen Trade Bruce Beresford , 2007 selected work diary
Driving Mr Beresford Fenella Souter , 2007 single work biography
— Appears in: Good Weekend , 14 July 2007; (p. 18-19, 21-22, 24)
The Straight-Talking Soft-Hearted Opera Buff Jenna Price , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 July 2007; (p. 4-5)
Last amended 20 Nov 2007 10:03:05
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