Films aren’t real; they’re completely constructed. All forms of film language are a choice, and none of it is the truth. With this film, we point out at the start that we’re aware of all this. We’re not using today’s conventions to portray what’s ‘real.’ What’s real is our emotions when we’re in the theater.Continue Reading
Here’s a great snippet of a longer interview with Sirk.
This is from the DVD extras for Fassbinder’s Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, but he also discusses Sirk in it. Todd Haynes Interview Part I by ragingnoodles Todd Haynes Interview Part II by ragingnoodles