Matthew Mishory – Joshua Tree, 1951: A Portrait of James Dean (2012)

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“A nuanced portrayal of an entire era…JOSHUA TREE gives us an account of the process by which Hollywood molds an individual into its systemic image of a star.
That it accomplishes this through a formal subversion of Hollywood’s stylistic code…makes the message all the more subtle.”

Travis Jeppesen, Artforum

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“An evocative, nuanced, visually stunning black and white intimate portrait of a period of time in the life of James Dean before he was a household name.”

— Carolyn Moloshco, Filmmaker Magazine Continue reading