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“Our background is in theatre. I think some of the filmmakers that we like – Bresson, Maurice Pialat, Renoir, Max Ophuls – there is a certain theatricality about their worlds. I was watching Hitchcock’s Vertigo the other day and thinking what a strange thriller it is. The pacing of it; the style, the mood, the tone – it’s so slow. Wonderful. You can’t imagine that level of abstraction now in a… Read more
“Our background is in theatre. I think some of the filmmakers that we like – Bresson, Maurice Pialat, Renoir, Max Ophuls – there is a certain theatricality about their worlds. I was watching Hitchcock’s Vertigo the other day and thinking what a strange thriller it is. The pacing of it; the style, the mood, the tone – it’s so slow. Wonderful. You can’t imagine that level of abstraction now in a film. It’s quite theatrical and we like that very much. Maybe it’s a performance thing? I think it’s also a sense of time.” Read less
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