10 BEST DOCUMENTARIES ABOUT FILMMAKING / BEST MOVIES ABOUT FILMMAKING

10 BEST DOCUMENTARIES ABOUT FILMMAKING / BEST MOVIES ABOUT FILMMAKING

Lost in La Mancha / He Dreams of Giants

One of the best films about the process of moviemaking. A follow-up to this documentary, He Dreams of Giants, was released in 2019.

BURDEN OF DREAMS

Shot during and about the chaotic production of Werner Herzog's film Fitzcarraldo.

FINAL CUT: THE MAKING & UNMAKING OF HEAVEN'S GATE

The production faced numerous setbacks, including significant retakes, bad press, and rumours of Cimino's allegedly authoritarian directorial style.

THE KID STAYS IN THE PICTURE

This documentary focuses on the career of one of the most successful producers of all time, Robert Evans.

DIRECTED BY ANDREI TARKOVSKY

This documentary includes some interesting interviews with Tarkovsky, and examines his meticulous creative process and uncompromising vision.

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