BBC - Hollywood's Master of Myth - Joseph Campbell (1999)
HDTV | 1920x1080 | .MKV/AVC @ 6340 Kbps | 38 min 10 s | 1.74 GiB
Audio: English AC3 192 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: EnglishGenre: Documentary
Documentary which tells the remarkable story of a man whose visionary ideas about myth helped shape the whole Star Wars cycle of films. Joseph Campbell's writings are the missing link between ancient myths and modern movies, Homer and Hollywood 'high concept'. His ideas about the universal appeal of stories involving a 'hero's journey' have also influenced films as diverse as Mad Max and Babe. Campbell himself was a reluctant hero, who lived a scholarly life - he didn't own a television and rarely went to the cinema.