Guillaume Nicloux: ‘What I wanted to do here is show that Michel is not a provocateur. On the other hand, he’s someone who speaks his mind.’
‘Inspiration is everywhere. You just have to keep your eyes and your mind open.’
Joel Potrykus takes an abiding interest in the depravity of American capitalism and its reflection in angry white young men.
As the Ross Brothers’ WESTERN heads to SXSW, the filmmakers talk about filming two fractured communities on the Texas-Mexican border.
Teicher: ‘I tried as much as I could to have the film be a window.’
‘I love comedy. Even when I’m watching a serious drama where terrible things are happening, I can still see the funny part because I believe there is always a funny part.’
Remembering Albert Maysles (1926-2015): ‘Closeness with humanity is lacking in so much of the media. Love—true love—is almost not there at all.’
‘I don’t want to be a cynic. I want to be a skeptic. And there is a vast difference.’
‘I am not happy about the direction that our society has taken.’
Ziering: ‘A small percentage of men are rapists, but what makes it so terrible are the environments where they know these crimes won’t be properly adjudicated.’
Shlomi Elkabetz: ‘I’m not trying to flatter anyone but really trying to be strict and radical, and at the same time to be popular. Is it possible? I don’t know.’
‘He’s on a grand adventure.’ Notes from the author on ‘The Wes Anderson Collection: THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL’