Interviews

Weekly feature introducing you to film professionals from all over Europe sorted by name.

4151 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 18/09/2018. 497 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
Pierre Schoeller  • Director

“The world wasn’t the same after the guillotine”

Pierre Schoeller • Director

VENICE 2018: French director Pierre Schoeller talked to Cineuropa about showing the French Revolution from the people’s perspective in One Nation, One King  

11/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Out of Competition

Mikhaël Hers  • Director

Amanda is a film about the loss of points of reference”

Mikhaël Hers • Director

VENICE 2018: We sat down with writer-director Mikhaël Hers, whose Amanda is the story of a family and relationship that are forever changed by a terrorist...  

11/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Orizzonti

Nikos Labôt • Director

“I wanted to focus on people who try hard to fulfil their dreams”

Nikos Labôt • Director

TORONTO 2018: Greece’s Nikos Labôt talked to us about his debut feature, Her Job, which brings the aftermath of the Greek financial crisis to Toronto’s...  

10/09/2018 | Toronto 2018 | Discovery

Anna Eriksson • Director

“I dreamt about Marilyn Monroe”

Anna Eriksson • Director

VENICE 2018: We met up with successful Finnish musician Anna Eriksson to discuss her directorial feature debut, M, which premiered in Venice’s International...  

10/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | International Film Critics’ Week

Amos Gitai • Director

“The only measure of peace is everyday life”

Amos Gitai • Director

VENICE 2018: Cineuropa talked to Haifa-born Amos Gitai about his comedy A Tramway in Jerusalem, in which he warmly embraces the city’s diversity  

10/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Out of Competition

Sébastien Marnier • Director

"We were convinced that we were making a political film"

Sébastien Marnier • Director

VENICE 2018: We interviewed French director Sebastien Marnier about his second feature film, School’s Out, screened in the Sconfini section at Venice Film...  

10/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Sconfini

Emmanuel Mouret • Director

"Virtue becomes entangled with vice"

Emmanuel Mouret • Director

TORONTO 2018: Emmanuel Mouret discusses the origins of his first costume drama, the very successful Mademoiselle de Joncquières, unveiled in competition at...  

10/09/2018 | Toronto 2018 | Platform

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck  • Director

“I tried to find the politics from within the characters”

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck • Director

VENICE 2018: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck follows up his 2010 adventure into American filmmaking with Never Look Away, a historical drama inspired by...  

10/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Competition

Nicole Palo • Director

"A strange love story where love is the biggest obstacle to death"

Nicole Palo • Director

VENICE 2018: Belgian-American director Nicole Palo talked to us about Emma Peeters, the closing film of the Giornate degli Autori  

10/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Félix Dufour-Laperrière • Director

"Our intimate and subjective desire is linked to our political and collective desire"

Félix Dufour-Laperrière • Director

VENICE 2018: We talked to Canada's Félix Dufour-Laperrière, whose animated film Ville Neuve has played in competition at the Giornate degli Autori  

10/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Andrea Purgatori • Journalist, screenwriter

"The first step towards redressing the balance in the relationship between creator and user"

Andrea Purgatori • Journalist, screenwriter

VENICE 2018: Italian journalist and screenwriter Andrea Purgatori, a member of SIAE's Management Board, talked to us during the Giornate degli Autori  

10/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Yuan Qing • Director

"The parallel structure makes it more interesting for the audience to experience the feeling of the film"

Yuan Qing • Director

VENICE 2018: Chinese director Yuan Qing talks to us about her feature debut, Three Adventures of Brooke, presented in competition in the Giornate degli Autori  

10/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Maria Di Razza • Director

"A wise, serene and contemplative Marilyn"

Maria Di Razza • Director

VENICE 2018: Italian director Maria Di Razza talks to us about her animation short film Goodbye Marilyn, presented as a special event in the Giornate degli...  

10/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Daniele De Michele • Director

"I found out just how closely Italian cuisine is linked to people's past"

Daniele De Michele • Director

VENICE 2018: Interview with Daniele De Michele, better known as Don Pasta, whose documentary I villani was screened in the Giornate degli Autori  

10/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Li Cheng • Director

"Young people in Guatemala are ready to change"

Li Cheng • Director

VENICE 2018: We met up with director of Chinese heritage Li Cheng, who won Venice's Queer Lion for José, presented in competition in the Giornate degli Autori  

10/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori