Michael Winterbottom - director of In this World (2002)
Interview - Berlin Film Festival 2003
British director won the Golden bear for his moving film In this World (2002)
by Federico Greco
The British director Michael Winterbottom who won the Golden bear for his moving film In this World is interviewed during the press conference at the 2003 Berlin Festival.
Trough the film he tells the story about love and freedom, set in a hypothetical future where instinct has taken over from reason, and where the rules are more important than human emotions.
The film follows a young Afghan refugee Jamal Udin Torabi, through Iran, Turkey, Italy... He also explains how the title was chosen after the protagonist told them about a mistake in the subtitles.
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