In this fascinating guide, today's most acclaimed film directors reveal intimate behind-the-scenes details of their most influential work and unique approaches to their art! From masterful insights into the craft of directing to untold anecdotes of on-the-set pranks, The Directors: Take Four is the latest installment of the series that was declared "unquenchable entertainment value" by Kirkus Reviews. Here are never-before-revealed details from 10 renowned filmmakers, including Cameron Crowe, Adrian Lyne, Tony Scott, Phillip Noyce, Wolfgang Petersen, and Milos Forman regarding their experiences on the making of films from Fatal Attraction to The Crying Game, Amadeus to Top Gun, The Shawshank Redemption to The Fly. Readers will discover the directors' earliest reactions to scripts for films that became classics; how legendary scenes were staged and shot; behind-the-scenes stories of the unknown actors who landed major roles and went on to become superstars; the underdog films that confounded expectations; and much, much more. This magnificent series also includes each director's filmography, complete listings of major awards, and cast credits for every film discussed. A fabulous source of insights, anecdotes, and industry secrets for film buffs everywhere!