[60 Minutes reporter Mike] Wallace’s methods couldn’t be further from Maysles’s sensitive and unintrusive approach. In the scene immediately following Wallace’s bombastic interview, Maysles walks silently with the Rostropovich family to Sakharov’s grave. The camera trails behind father, mother, and daughter as they lay a wreath next to Sakharov’s tombstone. They huddle around the grave for a moment of silence.
May 05, 2015