Recently, Frederick Wiseman by The New York Times is still one of the most influential and innovative filmmakers of this time called. Director Fien Troch (Home, Unspoken), agrees.
“I have work to get to know the Cinémathèque Française in Paris. I saw Titicut Follies, and I was immediately hooked on his casual way to a certain world to explore and you as a viewer gets to share to let it be. Your own life slips away from us, as it were, in that of the people he observes. You get the feeling that you really get to know.
‘The length of his films is a part of the kick. Not that they have a plot, or that there is a lot of exciting things happen, but the organic flow of it is working slowly but surely on your.
I have a Wiseman once met in Paris, and it proved to be a very quiet and amiable man. That is a must when you are movies to see
Also, his technique is amazing. Wiseman has the gift to is not present, is apparently nothing to interfere, making people accept and eventually even forgotten. That way everything comes to life and you get the impression that as a viewer you yourself the camera, because there are no interviews and there is no voice-over.
‘Wiseman absorbs the time, the man and the space. Kubrick was already a big fan. The hardened, military opleidingsscènes from Full Metal Jacket? That are on Basic Training based. Also me he has been thoroughly influenced. Of Titicut Follies, I have pieces to remember for the Kid. Small scenes, little gestures. For Home I have High School and High School 2 re-examined, for the observant movie style, but also to see how the conflict between student and teachers is portrayed.
“I have a Wiseman once met in Paris, and it proved to be a very quiet and amiable man. That is a must when you are movies to see.’
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