Moviegoing Memories is a series of short interviews with filmmakers about going to the movies. Gaspar Noé's Vortex is MUBI GO's Film of the Week in the US for May 6, 2022 and in the United Kingdom for May 13, 2022.
NOTEBOOK: How would you describe your movie in the least amount of words?
GASPAR NOÉ: Dementia is a nightmare.
NOTEBOOK: Where and what is your favorite movie theater? Why is it your favorite?
NOÉ: I love the big big theaters: the Grande Salle Lumière at Cannes, the Grand Rex and the Max Linder in Paris, and the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Koreatown, LA.
NOTEBOOK: What is the most memorable movie screening of your life? Why is it memorable?
NOÉ: 2001: A Space Odyssey, which I saw when I was 6. It was my first hallucinatory trip.
NOTEBOOK: If you could choose one classic film to watch on the big screen, what would it be and why?
NOÉ: Un chien andalou by Buñuel and Dalí.