Jonathan Cott interviews Federico Fellini for Rolling Stone magazine. The conversation took place in the director’s office in Rome, February 1984
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
The conversation which follows did not take place all at once. Although I had known Federico Fellini since 1956, we had not actually sat down to discuss his filmmaking ideas and his life philosophy until a few years before his death.
Matt Cherry interviews Christopher Hitchens about his book The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice and his television program, which strongly criticized Mother Teresa
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.
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
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
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.
“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.
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
“The Conversation” was very ambitious, and I hung in not because it was going right, but because I couldn’t accept within myself the judgment that I couldn’t succeed in doing it. It’s a funny thing, but I just couldn’t let the project go.”
Penelope Gilliatt interview with Vladimir Nabokov, for American Vogue, 1966
“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.”
Conversazione senza complessi con un “guerrigliero dell’edonismo”
Conversazione col presidente italiano Sandro Pertini che parla apertamente di politica, fascismo, droga, terrorismo, guerra, amore
Massimo Troisi: Conversazione senza complessi con un comico di successo ancora «verace»
A candid conversation with Jean-Paul Sartre, the charismatic fountainhead of existentialism and rejector of the Nobel prize.
A candid conversation with Hollywood’s punk auteur about doing drugs, getting laid, the secrets of Pulp Fiction and how Kill Bill ended up as a two-parter
Quiet. Calm. Intense. Concerned. Experienced. Each word is a valid description of Harry Dean Stanton. Many who have seen his seemingly effortless performance as “Brett” in Alien might be surprised to learn the breadth of his career and the depth of his abilities.
Conversation with Italian director Federico Fellini, a few months after he finished filming “Juliet of the Spirits”
Pasolini’s recent death, apparently stemming from an episode that might have figured in one of de Sade’s stories, brings to an end a career that deeply influenced Italian literature (he was also a poet and novelist), linguistic thought, and film.