Mel Gibson: Man on a Mission
Author: Wensley Clarkson
From cult stardom in the Mad Max movies, through the enormous box-office success of the Lethal Weapon films, to Braveheart, which earned him Oscars for Best Director and Best Film, Mel Gibson has firmly secured his place as a major Hollywood player. His most recent directorial project, The Passion of the Christas enormously controversial as it was profitablehas kept him in the spotlight. In Mel GibsonMan on a Mission, Wensley Clarkson takes a look at Gibson’s life and career in films, including his views on the furor surrounding The Passion of the Christ; the early years of women, drinking and gambling; his Hollywood business deals; his addiction to alcohol and how he overcame it; as well as his life with wife Robyn and their six children.