Guillaume Nicloux, director of THE KIDNAPPING OF MICHEL HOUELLEBECQ, talks provocation.
‘The actors are liberated to have nothing in between their impulses and the camera,’ says the writer-director of QUEEN OF EARTH.
‘Once I start the film, I am on fire,’ says Japan’s gonzo gun-for-hire.
They were partying, having a good time, dressing up, doing what kids do—but they were also risking their lives. There are moments in history when pop culture, music and fashion can have that kind of significance.
From BOYS IN THE BAND to CRUISING: a conversation with William Friedkin on his turbulent 1970s–and much more.
Two patrician debaters pull no punches. A talk with the directors of BEST OF ENEMIES.
‘There’s only one scene in the whole film that required actual hands-on physical violence.’
Leacock: ‘That’s what is important. It’s primary. We never told anybody what to do.’
‘In fifteen minutes, I saw that filmmaking was what I was going to do for the rest of my life.’
Pennebaker: ‘It’s backstage, which is where you always would like to be….’