Interviews

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

4397 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 22/03/2019. 520 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
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

Rea Lest • Actress

"I would love to do as many different projects as possible"

Rea Lest • Actress

BERLIN 2019: Estonian actress Rea Lest, one of the 2019 Shooting Stars, talks to us about her work experience  

15/02/2019 | Shooting Stars 2019

Angela Schanelec  • Director of I Was at Home, but...

“My humour doesn’t have a punchline”

Angela Schanelec • Director of I Was at Home, but...

BERLIN 2019: We talked to German director Angela Schanelec about her polarising film-essay I Was at Home, but..., shown in the main competition  

15/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Competition

Emma Drogunova • Actress

"Every actor has an own recipe to prepare for roles"

Emma Drogunova • Actress

BERLIN 2019: Germany's Shooting Star Emma Drogunova talks to us about herself, her work and where her career might lead her to  

15/02/2019 | Shooting Stars 2019

Nadav Lapid  • Director of Synonyms

"My overarching goal was to capture some sort of truth in relation to certain moments"

Nadav Lapid • Director of Synonyms

BERLIN 2019: We met up with the Israeli director Nadav Lapid to talk about Synonyms, in competition at the 69th Berlin Film Festival  

15/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Competition

Boban Jevtić • Director, Film Center Serbia

"The European Film Market is the most important market for our region"

Boban Jevtić • Director, Film Center Serbia

BERLIN 2019: We met up with Boban Jevtić, head of Film Center Serbia, to discuss the institution's activities at the European Film Market  

14/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | EFM

Erika Lust  • Director

“Porn can be beautiful”

Erika Lust • Director

BERLIN 2019: Cineuropa met up with Swedish porn director Erika Lust to discuss the pleasure and pain of today’s pornography  

14/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | EFM

Juliette Binoche  • Actress

“There is a freedom that comes with age, especially in front of the camera”

Juliette Binoche • Actress

BERLIN 2019: We met up with French superstar Juliette Binoche to discuss her latest two roles – in Who You Think I Am and as the Jury President at the 2019...  

14/02/2019 | Berlin 2019 | Berlinale Special Gala