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The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Season 1

1x09 American Cinema of the 70s

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  • 2011-10-28T23:00:00Z on Channel 4
  • 62 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Documentary
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The maturing of American cinema of the late sixties and seventies: Buck Henry, writer of The Graduate, talks exclusively about movie satire of the time. Paul Schrader reveals his thoughts on his existential screenplay for Taxi Driver. Writer Robert Towne explores the dark ideas in Chinatown, and director Charles Burnett talks about the birth of Black American cinema.

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