Video interviews

Cineuropa's video interviews. Discover or re-discover interviews with directors, actors, producers, distributors and other European professionals. In this section, you can find our video interviews with the Shooting Stars and Producers on the Move, as selected by European Film Promotion.

1564 video interviews available in total starting from 30/08/2002. Last updated on 07/10/2021. 73 video interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

Francesco Lettieri  • Director of Lovely Boy

"Trap music was a good starting point to portray all the absurdity, contradictions and nihilism of these modern times"

Francesco Lettieri • Director of Lovely Boy by Vittoria Scarpa, Emanuele Basso

VENICE 2021: The sophomore film by the Italian director tells of the dizzying rise and fall of a young trap music star who got sucked into a downward spiral...  

Keti Stamo  • Director of Sons of Cain

"Dreams were the perfect antidote to whisk these children away to a different reality"

Keti Stamo • Director of Sons of Cain by Vittoria Scarpa, Emanuele Basso

VENICE 2021: The director has crafted a dreamlike documentary that calls into question the strict nature of the Kanun, the ancient Albanian code which...  

Ciro De Caro  • Director of Giulia

"I love unusual, complex characters who are on the fringes, and I recognise myself in their madness"

Ciro De Caro • Director of Giulia by Vittoria Scarpa, Emanuele Basso

VENICE 2021: The Italian director is presenting his new film, which centres on a young woman who, one scorching summer in Rome, searches for her place in...  

Alessandro Gassmann  • Director of The Great Silence

"It's a story of things unsaid, and silences work much better in cinema than they do in theatre"

Alessandro Gassmann • Director of The Great Silence by Vittoria Scarpa, Emanuele Basso

VENICE 2021: The Italian actor-director brings Maurizio De Giovanni's stage play of the same name to the big screen, in which a once well-off family is...  

Monica Stan, George Chiper-Lillemark  • Directors of Immaculate

"I needed a different perspective because I was very close to the story"

Monica Stan, George Chiper-Lillemark • Directors of Immaculate by Vittoria Scarpa, Emanuele Basso

VENICE 2021: Set in a drug rehabilitation clinic, the debut film by the duo has received the GdA Director’s Award in the Giornate degli Autori and the Lion...  

Dina Amer  • Director of You Resemble Me

"My mission as a filmmaker was to go beyond the incorrect reporting of the news"

Dina Amer • Director of You Resemble Me by Vittoria Scarpa, Emanuele Basso

VENICE 2021: The Egyptian-American journalist presents a potent, dramatic film that explores the roots of the trauma suffered by a young Maghrebi woman and...  

Tommaso Landucci  • Director of Caveman - The Hidden Giant

"Creating a statue where no one would be able to see it is as contradictory as the artist behind it was"

Tommaso Landucci • Director of Caveman - The Hidden Giant by Vittoria Scarpa, Emanuele Basso

VENICE 2021: The filmmaker dedicates his documentary to artist and spelunker Filippo Dobrilla, the creator of an imposing marble sculpture that lies in a...  

Aly Muritiba  • Director of Private Desert

"If you open your mind, it's possible to love in another way"

Aly Muritiba • Director of Private Desert by Vittoria Scarpa, Emanuele Basso

VENICE 2021: The Brazilian director presents his new film about a policeman desperately travelling in search of his lover, whom he met via internet chat and...  

Ola Jankowska  • Director of Anatomia

"I wanted to leave some space for the viewer and their feelings, projections and reflections"

Ola Jankowska • Director of Anatomia by Vittoria Scarpa, Emanuele Basso

VENICE 2021: The Polish director reflects on time, memory and identity through the story of a woman who returns to her home country  

Julia von Heinz, Olivier Guerpillon, Jaco Van Dormael and Michael Winterbottom   • Directors of Isolation

"We pretend to be in control, but we're not controlling anything"

Julia von Heinz, Olivier Guerpillon, Jaco Van Dormael and Michael Winterbottom • Directors of Isolation by Vittoria Scarpa, Emanuele Basso

VENICE 2021: The directors took part in the anthology documentary, in which they each recount the effects of the pandemic on their respective countries  

Sabina Guzzanti  • Director of Spin Time

"Poor people as you've never seen them before"

Sabina Guzzanti • Director of Spin Time by Vittoria Scarpa, Emanuele Basso

VENICE 2021: At the heart of the director's new documentary is a block of flats in Rome occupied by 180 poverty-stricken families, where an interesting...  

Federica Di Giacomo  • Director of Il palazzo

"An extremely free and creative environment, but one that's completely detached from reality"

Federica Di Giacomo • Director of Il palazzo by Vittoria Scarpa, Emanuele Basso

VENICE 2021: The winner of the Orizzonti Award in 2016 returns to the Lido with her new opus, which follows a group of friends, an eclectic bunch of...  

Stefano Sardo  • Director of With or Without You

"The end of a relationship is a testament to how those two people loved each other"

Stefano Sardo • Director of With or Without You by Vittoria Scarpa, Emanuele Basso

VENICE 2021: The screenwriter of successful films and series presents his first fiction film as a director, in which a couple lovingly break up after many...  

Juanjo Giménez  • Director of Out of Sync

"Delay is part of our lives"

Juanjo Giménez • Director of Out of Sync by Vittoria Scarpa, Emanuele Basso

VENICE 2021: The Catalonian director is presenting a supernatural thriller about a sound designer who, in real life, is no longer able to synchronise sound...  

Ameer Fakher Eldin  • Director of The Stranger

"It's a character study of a man who is a stranger in his own community"

Ameer Fakher Eldin • Director of The Stranger by Vittoria Scarpa, Emanuele Basso

VENICE 2021: Fifty years after the Israeli occupation of the territories of the Golan Heights, the director depicts the inner conflict of a man who desires...  

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