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Barry Sonnenfeld, call your mother : memoirs of a neurotic filmmaker
Sonnenfeld, Barry, author.
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First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Hachette Books, 2020.

Physical Description:
xvii, 346 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"Film and television director and notable raconteur Barry Sonnenfeld's outrageous and hilarious memoir, tracing his idiosyncratic upbringing in Washington Heights, his breaking into film as a cinematographer with the Coen brothers, and his unexpected career as the director behind such huge film franchises as The Addams Family and Men in Black, and beloved work like Get Shorty and A Series of Unfortunate Events"--
Barry Sonnenfeld. Call your mother. -- CM the CM, part 1 -- Depression central -- White shirts -- Can't be beat -- Miami beach -- Fear of flying -- A Christian bar mitzvah -- "My" dog -- Eleanor Roosevelt -- The button -- The flip side -- The promise of suicide -- Yet more promised suicides -- On the road : Barry does Kerouac -- NYU Graduate Film School -- Superman -- Kidney stones -- An actress short, a cum shot behind -- Insult to injury -- My life begins. I meet Sweetie. -- The cash machine -- Delores -- The Coens -- Blood simple -- Big -- Pay or play -- Addams family -- Sophie's choice -- Kids -- Get Shorty -- A Christmas miracle -- A final promise of suicide -- Reenactors -- Calabasas -- Captain's table -- CM the CM, part 2 -- Burying the lede -- Epilogue: "A miracle is what seems impossible but happens anyway".
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