Filmmaker Retrospective: The Independent Cinema Of John Cassavetes

A Woman Under the Influence (1974)

John Cassavetes’ name and distinctively raw filmmaking style have become synonymous with independent American cinema. A master of creating compelling characters and human conflicts, his work is very much a celluloid version of the Psychological Realism of modern literature, as he shaped his characters’ motives and actions by their interior conditions. As viewers of Cassavetes’ […]