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Usually in France we prefer to say bad things about the Nouvelle Vague, but I’m always impressed with its freedom and the fact of not…
There is rap music in all my films. In ‘La Vie des Morts,’ there is rap music too. It’s because I’m French, and when it…
I think one of the most important American films is ‘Jackie Brown,’ which is such a humble depiction of humble characters but so powerful. The…
I remember the first time I read Freud, I was 25 or 30, and I was expecting it to be about the Oedipus complex. But…
I never rehearse scenes with the whole ensemble, because I need to preserve some surprise. Instead, I work with the cast individually on their characters.
I guess that in this process of trying to incorporate or to be faithful to the films I admire so much, that’s how I start…
Each time I’m starting to work on a film, even if I love to settle the plot in the real world, I start to think…
I’m a great fan of Woody Allen’s movies.
It’s hard work to find your own voice and not to copycat anything.
I love some films with very silent characters, people who don’t speak, but I wouldn’t be able to do that.
I hate this idea in the Cinematheque that you must watch silent movies with no music, like it’s a piece of art. It’s not true.
I’m an absolute fan of Angela Bassett. I think she’s a great, great actress. In the biopics, she is so moving. She’s very rare. It’s…
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