Michael Mann: the TV writer who hacked his way through Starsky & Hutch on the road to Vega$ and an Emmy for The Jericho Mile.
Michael Mann: the director who made Tangerine Dream a staple in the world of film scoring with Thief, his feature debut, starring James Caan.
Michael Mann: the producer who changed the face of television forever with the creation of Miami Vice and Crime Story.
Michael Mann: the film-maker who first brought Hannibal Lecter to the big screen with Manhunter, his adaptation of Thomas Harris' best-selling novel Red Dragon.
Michael Mann: the A-list director who put Al Pacino and Robert DeNiro on screen together for the first time in Heat, who directed Russell Crowe to an Oscar-nomination in The Insider and who is now tackling Ali with Will Smith.
Whether as a writer, a director or a producer, Michael Mann's impact on film and television over the last 25 years is undeniable. Now, for the first time, take a book-length look into the work of this unique visual artist.
As well as an introductory essay, each of Mann’s films is reviewed and analysed. And there’s a handy reference section listing resources about Mann.