Between the First and Second World Wars, the German Weimar Republic became the scene for one of the most creative periods in cinema history.
While I think it’s important to acknowledge the history of the institution, we shouldn’t be too navel-gazing about it.
My aim is to tell the story visually first. I challenge myself to imagine the story only told through images.
T.S. Eliot said ‘A lifetime burns in every moment’. We are time capsules whether we like it or not.
My approach is restrained; I want the story to accumulate through the revelation of small details.
I was, and am, very ambitious, but ambitious for the work rather than the career.
The next moment never arrives; it is frozen and doesn’t answer the question of what happens next.
I was baptized in the sweat spritzing from Robert Plant’s golden locks.