Monthly Archives: May 2014

Born On This Day – May 31, 1945

“People often criticize my films for being pessimistic. There are certainly plenty of reasons for being pessimistic, but I don’t see my films that way. They are founded in the belief that revolution doesn’t belong on the cinema screen, but … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – May 31, 1930

“I keep finding interesting stories, or they come to me, so I’ll keep making movies.” “My involvement goes deeper than acting or directing. I love every aspect of the creation of motion pictures and I guess I’m committed to it … Continue reading

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Movie Beat – 05.30.14

Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhass – Michael Kohlhass (Mads Mikkelsen) was just another family man, a horse trader and a loyal citizen. Then they stole his horses and murdered his wife, now he has nothing to live … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – May 30, 1969

“My desire to make a film always starts with a personal event that leaves its mark on me and that I want to translate into images. I create fictions from very personal things… I didn’t come into filmmaking from, as … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – May 30, 1928

“I try to find fluidity in whatever I speak about or show. It should be like I’m taking your hand, taking you through the film. I’m not really telling a story, I’m telling you what cinema is in my life.” … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – May 30, 1896

“I don’t think plot as a plot means much today. I’d say that everybody has seen every plot twenty times. What they haven’t seen is characters and their relation to one another. I don’t worry much about plot anymore.” “I … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – May 29, 1957

“Truth is like a triangle with more than one angle. It is not an absolute entity, but rather a relative thing.” –Mohsen Makhmalbaf

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