Interviews

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

4344 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 20/02/2019. 527 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
Jayro Bustamante • Director of Tremors

"It's a society in which homophobia is a problem, but the real one is machoism"

Jayro Bustamante • Director of Tremors

BERLIN 2019: We interviewed Guatemalan director Jayro Bustamante, who returned to the Berlinale, after the success of Ixcanul, with his new film Tremors  

20/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Panorama

Yaron Shani • Director of Chained

"I want to understand life"

Yaron Shani • Director of Chained

BERLIN 2019: Israeli filmmaker Yaron Shani talks to us about the second instalment of his "Love Trilogy", Chained, presented in the Panorama section  

20/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Panorama

Fatih Akin • Director of The Golden Glove

"They say this film is against women, but it's people who haven't seen the film saying that"

Fatih Akin • Director of The Golden Glove

BERLIN 2019: Fatih Akin talks to us about his new film The Golden Glove, one of the most heinous and gory movies that have ever played in competition at the...  

20/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Competition

Nenad Puhovski  • Director, ZagrebDox

“We are doing ZagrebDox primarily for the audience”

Nenad Puhovski • Director, ZagrebDox

We chatted to the founder and director of ZagrebDox, Nenad Puhovski, to get the low-down on the imminent 15th edition of the documentary gathering  

20/02/2019 | ZagrebDox 2019

Miroslav Terzić • Director of Stitches

"I would have ruined the film if I used too many formal elements"

Miroslav Terzić • Director of Stitches

BERLIN 2019: We have met up with Serbia's Miroslav Terzić, director of Stitches, one of the hits of this year's Panorama section  

19/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Panorama

Dawid Ogrodnik • Actor

"In my country I have my own Hollywood"

Dawid Ogrodnik • Actor

BERLIN 2019: Poland's Shooting Star Dawid Ogrodnik talks to us about himself, his work and where his career might lead him to  

19/02/2019 | Shooting Stars 2019

Milan Maric • Actor

"Every time I try to find a strong relation between me and the character"

Milan Maric • Actor

BERLIN 2019: We sat down with Serbian actor Milan Maric, selected for the 2019 Shooting Stars  

19/02/2019 | Shooting Stars 2019

Xaver Böhm • Director of O Beautiful Night

"I'm only moved by stories that are truthful and honest"

Xaver Böhm • Director of O Beautiful Night

BERLIN 2019: We met up with German director Xaver Böhm, who has screened his first feature, O Beautiful Night, in the Panorama section  

18/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Panorama

Ardalan Esmaili • Actor

"Hopefully I will be respected more as an actor and not just a 'terrorist' actor!"

Ardalan Esmaili • Actor

BERLIN 2019: We sat down with Swedish actor Ardalan Esmaili, selected for the 2019 Shooting Stars  

18/02/2019 | Shooting Stars 2019

Aisling Franciosi • Actress

"TV and film feel a little bit more intimate than theatre"

Aisling Franciosi • Actress

BERLIN 2019: Irish actress Aisling Franciosi, selected for the 2019 Shooting Stars, talks to us about her work  

18/02/2019 | Shooting Stars 2019

Uli M Schueppel • Director of The Breath

"We tried to tell a story by building a symphony"

Uli M Schueppel • Director of The Breath

BERLIN 2019: We met up with German filmmaker Uli M Schueppel to talk about his new film, The Breath, selected in the Panorama  

18/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Panorama

Teona Strugar Mitevska • Director of God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunija

"The character of Petrunija develops into a force of change"

Teona Strugar Mitevska • Director of God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunija

BERLIN 2019: We interviewed Macedonian director Teona Strugar Mitevska, who presented her new film God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunija in competition at the...  

18/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Competition

Agnieszka Holland  • Director of Mr. Jones

“Many people wouldn’t have learned about the Holocaust if it hadn’t been for cinema”

Agnieszka Holland • Director of Mr. Jones

BERLIN 2019: We met up with Polish auteur Agnieszka Holland to talk about untold stories, journalism and the power of cinema in the context of her...  

16/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Competition

Roberto Saviano  • Author

“The more they want me to keep silent, the more I talk”

Roberto Saviano • Author

BERLIN 2019: Cineuropa met up with Italian author Roberto Saviano to discuss Piranhas, the newest adaptation of one of his novels  

16/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Competition

André Téchiné  • Director of Farewell to the Night

"I was interested in taking a cold, hard document and turning it into a work of fiction”

André Téchiné • Director of Farewell to the Night

BERLIN 2019: André Téchiné talks to us about Farewell to the Night, a film screened out of competition in Berlin which sees a grandmother facing up to her...  

15/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Out of Competition