What do the following films have in common: The Brood, Places In the Heart, After Hours, The Fly, Big, Dead Ringers, Naked Lunch, The Silence of the Lambs, Single White Female, Mrs. Doubtfire, Philadelphia, Ed Wood, Seven, and Crash?
I. John the Cop.
“I don’t bullshit about what I did.
“You have to get under the skin of a character so much more profoundly, to write about it as opposed to filming it.”
“I was always performing, but never with intent. I was loitering with intent.”
This interview took place in New York City in January of 1981, a few weeks before the final edit of Subway Riders was completed. Subway Riders is premiering at the Carnegie Hall cinema and could be featured at the Bleeker St. Cinema this month.