The Chinese filmmaker himself appears not to suffer any pressure to separate the experience of the film from his own visual ideas.
Jones discusses how he and his collaborators were able to inform Diane with such verisimilitude on a limited budget.
The actress speaks at length about the little pieces of herself that she sees in her character.
Jia discusses what he likes about digital video and how Zhao Tao helped bring her role to life.
The Daily Show alum talks about her savagely funny Adult Swim series Soft Focus.
The Oscar-winning actor discusses working with Asghar Farhadi and his thoughts on guilt, the power of fatherhood, and more.
Farhadi discusses the universal human instinct to distrust outsiders, the strong similarities between Spanish and Iranian culture, and more.
The actor discusses his lifelong fascination with fighting, doing his own stunts, his experiences with violence, and more.
The filmmaker discusses his relationship to art, the influence of Elia Kazan on his work, and consulting with Gerhard Richter.
Jenkins discusses his artistic inspirations, how he’s developed his cinematic voice, and more.
Pawlikowski discusses the reception of his films and why he doesn’t stick too closely to his own scripts.
Rohrwacher discusses why she needed to make this film at this moment.
Petzold discusses his collaborations with Harun Farocki and more.
Kore-eda discusses what motivated him to make his Palme d’Or-winning triumph.
Oldham chats about his methodology, “objective truth” in songwriting, and politics in music.
The actor-director discusses the value of telling this particular coming-out story.
Grant discusses portraying persons who have good and bad in them.
McCarthy discusses how her process changed to play a real person.