By Mark Duplass,Jay Duplass,Mindy Kaling
even if generating, writing, directing, or performing, the Duplass Brothers have made their mark on the earth of self sufficient movie and tv at the energy in their quirky and empathetic approach to storytelling. Now, for the 1st time, Mark and Jay take readers on a travel in their lifelong partnership during this certain memoir informed in essays that percentage the secrets and techniques in their good fortune, the fun and frustrations of intimate collaboration, and the teachings they’ve realized the tough way.
From a youth spent wielding an outsized domestic video digicam within the suburbs of recent Orleans to their shared years on the collage of Texas in early nineties Austin, and from the leap forward brief they made on a three-dollar funds to the evening their characteristic film Baghead became the guts of a Sundance bidding battle, Mark and Jay inform the tale of a bond that’s resilient, affectionate, at the same time empowering, and in basic terms mildly dysfunctional. they're brutally sincere approximately how their closeness sabotaged their younger romantic relationships, in regards to the jealousy each one felt whilst the opposite stole the highlight as an actor (Mark in The League, Jay in Transparent), and concerning the demanding situations they confronted at the set in their HBO series, Togetherness—namely, an excessive amount of togetherness.
But Like Brothers is additionally a shockingly functional highway map to a profitable artistic partnership. instead of break up all their tasks fifty-fifty, the brothers realized to capitalize on each one other’s strengths. They’re no longer afraid to name one another out, simply because they’re additionally now not afraid to compromise. so much relationships aren’t—and frankly shouldn’t—be as extreme as Mark and Jay’s, yet their model of belief, validation, and fit confrontation has taken them far.
half coming-of-age memoir, half underdog tale, and half insider account of succeeding in Hollywood all alone terms, Like Brothers is as openhearted and lovably offbeat as Mark and Jay themselves.
Advance compliment for Like Brothers
“Wright. Ringling. Jonas. I’m certain you'll identify a number of recognized brother groups. They’re all rubbish in comparison to Mark and Jay. I can’t look ahead to you to learn this book.”—From the Foreword via Mindy Kaling
“As artistic companions, we yes realized something or from Mark and Jay Duplass’ trip during the Hollywood computer. Like Brothers is a vital consultant for making area for your self in an international that doesn’t regularly motivate individuality and innovation. As worthwhile to an aspiring filmmaker because it is to a couple of siblings considering ‘How can we flip our connection into anything great?,’ this e-book could be crucial in your shelf.”—Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner
“The Duplass Brothers have a genius for conveying deep feeling with out ever straying into sentimentality. right here they catch the usually amazing and infrequently negative enterprise of taking part professionally with an individual you love.”—John eco-friendly and Hank eco-friendly
“As a writing staff and directing crew, we adore seeing those people who are extra clever and articulate than us discover the dynamic that we don’t have the intensity or self-reflectiveness to discover ourselves!”—Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg
“In my subsequent existence I’d prefer to get back as a Duplass Brother. yet until eventually then I’ll simply get pleasure from their hilarious, insightful book.”—Judd Apatow
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