River Phoenix: A Short Life - Brian J. Robb Reviews
Description:ISBN 9780859652148 / Genre: Biography / Author: Brian J. Robb / Edition: Revised edition / Paperback / 168 Pages / Book is published ... more
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by - written on 01/06/11 (Very useful, 110 readings)
River Phoenix: A Short Life was written by Brian J Robb and published in 1995. It's a rather short book but crammed with many black and white photographs of the doomed actor. You get an interesting (if hardly exhaustive) biography of Phoenix here and a reminder of the relatively few films he managed to make until his premature death from a drugs overdose at the age of just 23. He shot to fame with his sensitive performance in Rob Reiner's acclaimed eighties drama Stand By Me (a film that remains a cult favourite). Phoenix displayed a natural authority in Stand By Me that marked him out as one to watch and looked a bit like James Dean when he got older. He was though ... Read the complete review