Hal Ashby's obsessive genius led to an unprecedented string of Oscar winning classics, including Harold and Maude, Shampoo and Being There. But as contemporaries Coppola, Scorsese and Spielberg rose to blockbuster stardom in the 1980s, Ashby's uncompromising nature played out as a cautionary tale of art versus commerce.
Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography.
Bridges, Beau, on-screen participant.
Bridges, Jeff, 1949- on-screen participant.
Fonda, Jane, 1937- on-screen participant.
Foster, Ben, 1980- narrator.
Janssen, Lisa, (Producer), film producer, commentator.
Lynch, Jonathan, producer, commentator.
Morrow, Brian, (Producer), film producer, commentator.
Oscilloscope Pictures, film distributor.
Scott, Amy (Amy Elizabeth), film director.
Voight, Jon, 1938- on-screen participant.