A Conversation With CHANTAL AKERMAN // Venice 2011by celluloidVideo   8 years ago


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In this interview, Belgian filmmaker Chantal Akerman talks about her three months at film school, why she decided to make movies, when she was 15, about her mother, who suffered in a nazi concentration camp, about her breakthrough film "Jeanne Dielman" (1975), her disappointment with Juliette Binoche and commercial cinema and how a pimp from L.A. financed her first movies.
This interview was recorded in September 2011 during the Venice Film Festival.