Roads to nowhere is the only book to cover all of Kelly Reichardt’s films up to Showing Up, including particular focus on First Cow. It is the only non-academic book on Kelly Reichardt’s work, and is currently available as an ebook only.
Roads to nowhere — an ebook on Kelly Reichardt
“As a Kelly Reichardt fan, I can’t recommend [Roads to nowhere] enough.” – Cláudio Alves, The Film Experience
“Breathtaking in its insight.” – Christopher Schobert, The Film Stage
“A terrific read for anyone who loves and studies both the filmmaker and contemporary independent American cinema.” – Shelagh Rowan-Legg, Screen Anarchy
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About the book
Roads to nowhere offers the first in-depth, 360-degree look at Reichardt’s process through interviews with Reichardt herself and her collaborators on First Cow, many of whom have been working with her for years including cinematographer Christopher Blauvelt (who has worked with her on every film since Meek’s Cutoff), author Jon Raymond (who co-wrote almost all the Oregon films), and costume designer April Napier (Certain Women, First Cow).
Roads to nowhere is the only non-academic book on the market on Kelly’s work and the only book covering all of Kelly’s work leading up to Showing Up.
Through interviews with Reichardt and her entire creative team in front of and behind the camera, discover how such remarkable, detailed, thoughtful films actually get made — and on small budgets in a sexist film industry.
Through behind-the-scenes images, Roads to nowhere creates an intimacy that will make you feel like you’re right there on set with Reichardt and the team.
Through essays, Roads to nowhere covers everything from how Reichardt’s films explore the negative effects of capitalism on the marginalised, to the lack of social support networks for people in the US, to the lies we’re told about the American Dream and what those realities actually look like for most people.
What’s inside Roads to nowhere
1. Interviews revealing Reichardt’s collaborative process
2. Essays on each of Reichardt’s films
3. Case studies on Certain Women and First Cow
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