Interviews

BLACK BOOK (2006): INTERVIEW WITH PAUL VERHOEVEN

Paul Verhoeven has returned home to Holland for his latest film, Black Book, the harrowing story of a young Jewish woman who finds herself thrown by circumstance into the resistance against the Nazis, where she is asked to pose as a sexy cabaret singer in order to get close to Holland’s head of the SS

CONVERSATION WITH TARKOVSKY – by Gideon Bachmann

The interview is transcribed from taped material obtained during the shooting of Nostalghia. As well, there are excerpts from conversations that were never recorded, and a brief excerpt from their first 1962 conversation, along with a few other statements made by Tarkovsky

ENTREVISTA FEDERICO FELLINI – GEORGES SIMENON (1977)

Cannes, 1960. El jurado del Festival, influido por Georges Simenon, otorga la Palma de Oro a La Dolce Vita, de Fellini. Es el comienzo de una amistad por correspondencia que llegará a su momento culminante en 1977, cuando escritor y cineasta por fin se encuentran en persona y mantienen la siguiente entrevista después del estreno de Casanova.

FEDERICO FELLINI: INTERVISTA A PLAYBOY (1966)

Nel febbraio 1966, il regista già autore de La Strada, La Dolce Vita e 8½, dopo aver finito di girare Giulietta degli Spiriti – e dopo un paio di settimane per far “raffreddare il cervello” – incontra due inviati di Playboy, tra la spiaggia di Fregene e Roma, per parlare di cinema. E della sua visione personale su sesso e amore

MORGAN FREEMAN: INTERVIEW AT THE BFI (2000)

On Friday July 14 2000, Morgan Freeman was interviewed by Richard Jobson in front of a packed audience in London’s National Film Theatre. The event followed a screening of his latest movie, the taut psychological thriller Under Suspicion, in which he stars with Gene Hackman

TOM PETTY: RUNNING’ DOWN A DREAM

In the following interview, Tom Petty talks, in a genteel drawl, about his solo album, Full Moon Fever, his songwriting process, his relationships with collaborators old and new, and the quality of his life these days.

READY FOR VIETNAM? A TALK WITH MICHAEL CIMINO

“Look, the film is not realistic — it’s surrealistic. Even the landscape is surreal. For example, the little steel town we called Clairton is composed of eight different towns in four states. You can’t find that town anywhere — it doesn’t exist. And time is compressed.

MORIRE DAL RIDERE: INTERVISTA A WOODY ALLEN

Dopo vent’anni di carriera Woody Allen incontra per la prima volta, a Parigi, i giornalisti dei Cahiers du cinéma, la rivista simbolo del cinema francese
Ecco un’intervista che parla di film, di metodo, di indipendenza e di spettatori

VITTORIO STORARO: MAESTRO OF LIGHT

“To me, making a film is like resolving conflicts between light and dark, cold and warmth, blue and orange or other contrasting colors. There should be a sense of energy, or change of movement. A sense that time is going on — light becomes night, which reverts to morning. Life becomes death.”