This video-essay analyses Steven Spielberg’s films. It covers his career from his first TV movie, Duel through to his most recent works, Tintin and War Horse. Along the way we examine the various techniques he has developed over the years; from his first blockbuster Jaws, on through his remarkable run including ET and The Indiana Jones Series, and his Oscar winners, Schindler’s List and Saving Private Ryan. The essay shows the directors who have influenced him; John Ford, Victor Fleming and David Lean, before finally offering an examination of his recurring themes.
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