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Name = Alain Resnais
Profession = Director
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The present and the past coexist, but the past shouldn't be in flashback.
I saw part of The Singing Detective on TV in New York. I said, Something is going on here.
I am never driven. Every film I've made has been an assignment.
I never thought of becoming a director. When I was twelve, the passage from silent film to the talkies had an impact on me - I still watch silent films.
I'd even say it's a realistic film because that's the way it happens in our heads; that was the idea.
It was repugnant, but it was the only way to communicate.
Luck, I never looked to make difficult movies on purpose. You make the films you can make.
Oh, yes, that never happened to me in my life before. It was a risky film, and I warned the producer.
Since we had little money and few documents, we had nothing.
So I used formal techniques to make the film more perceptive emotionally.
That's easy to answer: I never had any special appetite for filmmaking, but you have to make a living and it is miraculous to earn a living working in film.
There was a darkness, a melancholy, that people had trouble accepting. Maybe now, it would work better.