Fred Zinnemann: From Here to Eternity

What is the difference between an auteur and a director? Why do some names–Hitchcock, Spielberg, Capra, Ford–acquire a legendary status that is not tethered to the individual titles of films they directed? Or, perhaps more germane to a discussion of Fred Zinnemann, why do some director’s names remain relatively obscure even though the films they helmed–Oklahoma!, A Man For All Seasons, High Noon, From Here to¬†Eternity–become beloved cultural treasures? Continue reading “Fred Zinnemann: From Here to Eternity”