Exploring human complexity
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Kôji Fukada on A Girl Missing, Alfred Hitchcock’s colour palette and Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker
Ambiguity of the time
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Federico Veiroj on The Moneychanger and Alain Delon in Monsieur Klein
Visual fantasy
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Carlo Poggioli on The Last Planet, The New Pope and the impact of Federico Fellini
A heightened state
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles on Mad Max, Blade Runner and the politics of water in Bacurau
Dressing the decades
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Ann Roth on Irene Sharaff, Brigadoon, MGM, Walter Plunkett, Patricia Highsmith and The Talented Mr Ripley
Sweeping you into the film
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Howard Shore on François Girard, Judith Clurman, and recording the score for The Song Of Names
Out of a fairy tale
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Alice Rohrwacher on Italo Calvino, Astrid Lindgren, folktale magic and Happy As Lazzaro
Energy and the soul
by Anne-Katrin Titze
François Girard on the energy of actors and Howard Shore’s score for The Song Of Names
'We can talk about anything, there are no taboos'
by Amber Wilkinson
Isaac director Jurgis Matulevicius on the challenges and politics of his debut film
Composing for history
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Composer Howard Shore on The Song Of Names, The Aviator and A Dangerous Method
The key to the film
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Ginevra Elkann on Alba Rohrwacher, costumes and boiled eggs in Magari (If Only)
Other dimensions
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener in conversation on the choreography of Merce Cunningham
Stormy life and career of a New Wave icon
by Richard Mowe
Anna Karina dies in Paris at 79
Four Weddings, Weinstein and working with the best
by Tara Karajica
Mike Newell on his cult romcom hit, the disgraced producer and the state of pictures and politics today
Apples and giraffes
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Sandy Schreier on costume designers Theadora Van Runkle, Julie Weiss and Marlene Stewart
Immerse yourself
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Alla Kovgan on Merce Cunningham, Robert Rauschenberg, Rei Kawakubo and the 3D for Cunningham
Surreal road to redemption
by Amber Wilkinson
Dathaí Keane talks about the balancing act at the heart of his debut Finky
Rooted in reality
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Marco Bellocchio on the true characters and events in The Traitor
Sharing memories
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Alba Rohrwacher on Marco Bellocchio, Daughter Of Mine, Lucia's Grace, and storytelling with her sister
Monster challenge
by Amber Wilkinson
Tom Sullivan on cast commitment and shooting his debut feature
Wonders and extremes
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Alba Rohrwacher on Adam Driver in Hungry Hearts, Arnaud Desplechin and Sworn Virgin
Putting Ireland on the map
by Amber Wilkinson
Tom Sullivan and Dathai Keane talk about being trailblazers for an Irish-language film initiative
'It's kind of like magic'
by Amber Wilkinson
Bernardo Barreto on his feature debut The Seeker and the art of a long single take
The imagination of time
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Alice Rohrwacher on Happy As Lazzaro and series The Wonders at MoMA
The timing was breathtaking
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Michael Apted at the Film Forum US theatrical première of 63 Up
Cinematic presence
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Jessica Regan on Gilbert Adrian, Judy Garland, The Wizard Of Oz and In Pursuit Of Fashion
Walking into the film
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Nathan Crowley on production design for Costume Institute exhibitions and Christopher Nolan’s Tenet
Picturing the person
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Ann Roth on Tom Hanks, Josh Singer, The Post, Todd Haynes’ Mildred Pierce and more
The architecture of space
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Shane Valentino on In Pursuit Of Fashion, Cecil Beaton, Cedric Gibbons, Nocturnal Animals and The Trial Of The Chicago 7
Being unstoppable
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Michael Apted on growing up, Wild Strawberries, Coronation Street, Paul Almond and getting to 63 Up
The turning point
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Wendy Makkena on Tom Hanks, Chris Cooper and Matthew Rhys in A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood
Decisive moments
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Evelyn Schels on Marina Abramovic, Sigalit Landau, Shirin Neshat and Katharina Sieverding in Body Of Truth
Sense memories
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Robert Tinnell on Feast Of The Seven Fishes and family memories
Keeping his word
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Michael Apted in conversation on 63 Up
Talking about juxtapositions
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Thom Powers on dreams, fashion, identity, nature and bright spotlights in DOC NYC
Dedicated to DA Pennebaker
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Thom Powers on Martin Scorsese, Michael Apted, the Masters and Winner’s Circle in the tenth edition
Free to become someone else
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Costume designers Ann Roth and Carlo Poggioli on The English Patient
Faith in humanity
by Amber Wilkinson
Robert Budina and Arben Bajraktaraj talk about a Shelter Among The Clouds
From one place to another
by Jennie Kermode
Mindy Bledsoe on The In-Between, chronic illness, DTLA and supporting female filmmakers
Empowering women in film
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Clémence Polès on the Female Filmmakers Festival and creating a space for life lessons
Thousands of truths
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Olivier Meyrou on Celebration, Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé
No escape
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Bart Freundlich on Julianne Moore in After The Wedding, and Susanne Bier's Efter Brylluppet
Playing with the meanings
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Jan Komasa on Andrey Zvyagintsev, Corpus Christi, Bartosz Bielenia and Christopher Walken
Halloween on the silver screen
by Jennie Kermode
What's happening around the UK this year
In directions nobody goes
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles on Bacurau
Complexity of the characters
by Anne-Katrin Titze
François Ozon on flashbacks and character complexity in By The Grace Of God
Unique voices
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Sarita Choudhury on Learning To Drive for real, Ingmar Bergman, Hirokazu Kore-eda and A Year
Making a connection
by Anne-Katrin Titze
Craig DiFrancia on The Irishman, Green Book and The Sound Of Philadelphia
Coming from reality
by Anne-Katrin Titze
François Ozon on discovering testimonies and making By The Grace Of God
Documenting the rainbow
by Jennie Kermode
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