By Deborah Jermyn
Including Nancy Meyers within the Bloomsbury partners to modern Filmmakers rectifies this omission, giving her the type of precise attention and popularity she warrants and exploring how, although the demanding situations authorship holds for feminist movie stories, Meyers should be located as a talented 'auteur'. This publication proposes that Meyers' box-office good fortune, the consistency of fashion and topic throughout her motion pictures, and the breadth of her physique of labor as a writer/producer/director throughout greater than 3 a long time on the leading edge of Hollywood, (thus importantly bridging the second/third waves of feminism) make her a key modern US filmmaker. dependent to satisfy the desires of either the scholar and student, Jermyn's quantity situates Meyers inside this old and important context, exploring the unique features of her physique of labor, the explanations at the back of the pervasive resistance to it and new methods of figuring out her films.
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