Body swapping, infinite loops, and ’70s conspiracy thrillers haunt the dynamic performances of a movie-loving artist and the actors he works with.
On the fiery filmmaker Andrzej Żuławski and his final work—Cosmos.
“I wanted to build the script as if we were entering into a brain or a memory, where you have separate elements existing in the same time and you don’t understand the logic.”
“As soon as you film someone it accelerates the deterioration of love.”
“My dream of a movie is to end on a note of 100% ambivalence.”
“This is not a movie that invites you to really empathize with these characters, nor is that the point.”
“The reviews, even the positive ones, said, ‘You won’t like these people, and nothing happens,’ and yet we benefit from those expectations.”
The fine art of the romantic-comedy-thriller-mystery.
American-born French director applies the paradox of the Baroque worldview to the composition of his films, and most recently, to La Sapienza. Nicholas Elliott probes Green’s interest in the tension between spirit and reason.
Paper Clip is a weekly compilation of online articles, artifacts and other—old, new, and sometimes BOMB-related.
Sam Fleischner discusses the dramatic process of completing his new film Stand Clear of the Closing Doors.
Von Trotta and actress Barbara Sukowa discuss their history together, the role of radical women in Germany and their latest film, Hannah Arendt.