Interviews

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

5670 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 14/05/2021. 565 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
Chris Wright and Stefan Kolbe  • Directors of Anamnesis

“The story will never be finished”

Chris Wright and Stefan Kolbe • Directors of Anamnesis

BERLINALE 2021: The new documentary from the two German directors questions the nature of documentary filmmaking itself  

04/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Forum

Natasa Stork  • Actress

"Seeing myself on the screen was always hard for me, but I learned to accept myself"

Natasa Stork • Actress

BERLINALE 2021: The Hungarian actress talks to us about the beginning of her career, her work in Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time...  

04/03/2021 | Shooting Stars 2021

Jacqueline Lentzou  • Director of Moon, 66 Questions

"This is a film from the heart, with heart"

Jacqueline Lentzou • Director of Moon, 66 Questions

BERLINALE 2021: We talked to the Greek filmmaker to try to unpick her daring approach to her first feature, screening in Encounters  

04/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Encounters

Ferit Karahan  • Director of Brother's Keeper

“I think being better treated as children would help people to rise and be successful”

Ferit Karahan • Director of Brother's Keeper

BERLINALE 2021: We talked to the Turkish director about his social drama with tragicomic elements, based on his own experience in a boarding school for boys  

04/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Panorama

Louda Ben Salah-Cazanas  • Director of The World After Us

"Learning to accept the city’s brutality and the harsh nature of money is central to the film"

Louda Ben Salah-Cazanas • Director of The World After Us

BERLINALE 2021: Idealism, ambition and love blend together in a seductive first film which explores the precarious predicament of young people in Paris...  

04/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Panorama

Ignacio Segura  • Distributor, DeAPlaneta

"The pandemic has accelerated the implantation of platforms and VOD releases, but there is nothing like the cinema experience"

Ignacio Segura • Distributor, DeAPlaneta

The general manager of the Spanish firm talks about their editorial policy, the country’s market and the difficulties undergone during the health crisis  

04/03/2021 | /Spain

Andreas Fontana  • Director of Azor

“It was important to be meticulous with the details because they have a political meaning”

Andreas Fontana • Director of Azor

BERLINALE 2021: We talked to the Swiss director about his mystery-drama feature, inspired by real historical events that shook Argentina in the 1980s  

04/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Encounters

Gustav Lindh  • Actor

"As far I can remember I always wanted to be an actor"

Gustav Lindh • Actor

BERLINALE 2021: We discuss fiction, reality, acting, challenges and dream directors with the young Swedish actor  

03/03/2021 | Shooting Stars 2021

Igor Drljača  • Director of The White Fortress

"I had to continually refine the narrative as the country was becoming even less hospitable to its young people"

Igor Drljača • Director of The White Fortress

BERLINALE 2021: The Bosnian director tells us about his work with professional and first-time actors in his latest film, a realistic portrait of...  

03/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Generation

Yngvild Sve Flikke  • Director of Ninjababy

“I wanted to tell a story about a young woman who has this sex drive most of my friends had in their twenties”

Yngvild Sve Flikke • Director of Ninjababy

BERLINALE 2021: In her first feature, the Norwegian director raises some questions about motherhood  

03/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Generation

Kateryna Gornostai  • Director of Stop-Zemlia

“Each of the characters deserves their own movie”

Kateryna Gornostai • Director of Stop-Zemlia

BERLINALE 2021: We talked to the Ukrainian director about her feature debut, created with the collaboration of teenagers who then appeared in the film  

03/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Generation

Ramon Zürcher and Silvan Zürcher  • Directors of The Girl and the Spider

“Our style, in a way, is determined by control, but there’s also this beauty in chaos”

Ramon Zürcher and Silvan Zürcher • Directors of The Girl and the Spider

BERLINALE 2021: We spoke to the Swiss directors about their oblique, witty psychological drama, on the eve of its premiere in the Encounters competition  

03/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Encounters

Xavier Beauvois  • Director of Drift Away

"Our house is on fire – our priority should be to save it"

Xavier Beauvois • Director of Drift Away

BERLINALE 2021: In his usual punchy fashion, the French director sheds light on his sensitive fiction film which treads the line between social realism and...  

03/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Competition

Julian Radlmaier  • Director of Bloodsuckers

“Marx uses a lot of these gothic metaphors, and I thought it would be funny to just take his word for it”

Julian Radlmaier • Director of Bloodsuckers

BERLINALE 2021: In his Encounters entry, the German director takes Marx literally – kind of  

03/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Encounters

Maria Schrader  • Director of I’m Your Man

“There might be some kind of manual here on how to improve our relationships”

Maria Schrader • Director of I’m Your Man

BERLINALE 2021: Nobody's perfect? They are in this film starring Maren Eggert and Dan Stevens, but according to the German director, that's part of the problem  

03/03/2021 | Berlinale 2021 | Competition

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