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Meet the Filmmakers: INSEMNOPEDY I: THE DREAM OF VICTOR F.

Interview with director Faye Formisano

Meet the Filmmakers: INSEMNOPEDY I: THE DREAM OF VICTOR F.

Director Formisano Faye

What is your favorite movie quote?

"Nous sommes faits de rêves et les rêves sont faits de nous." ("We are made of dreams and dreams are made of us.") – Ferdinand in PIERROT LE FOU (1965) by Jean-Luc Godard.

 

What film would you most like to make a sequel of?

IT FOLLOWS (2014) by David Robert Mitchell.

 

What has been the strangest thing you’ve experienced at a film festival so far?

When Alejandro Jodorowsky asked the audience to put our hands up and join our little fingers during the presentation of his unreleased remastered version of THE RAINBOW THIEF (1990) at Utopiales 2019.

 

A new TV series about studying film needs a title. What title would you choose?

"Altered States", but this title (by Ken Russell) is already taken!

 

What would you be if you weren’t a filmmaker?

A spider.

 

Which person from the film industry would you most like to have a beer with?

Jonathan Glazer.

 

What was the first film you saw in a movie theater?.

HONEY, I SHRUNK THE KIDS (1989) — another crazy scientist story. But what I remember is the beautiful sensation of being part of nature, and the giant grass like a jungle!

 

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