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Owen Land

Director

“I think I applied a painterly way of thinking to film at the time. Let me explain what I mean. In painting you start with a blank canvas, you start with nothing and you create your image, particle by particle; whereas in film, usually, you just open your lens and you have a vast quantity of objects which become parts of your image. They are opposite processes. Being a painter, I wanted to create… Read more
“I think I applied a painterly way of thinking to film at the time. Let me explain what I mean. In painting you start with a blank canvas, you start with nothing and you create your image, particle by particle; whereas in film, usually, you just open your lens and you have a vast quantity of objects which become parts of your image. They are opposite processes. Being a painter, I wanted to create an image, to really make a film.” Read less