Great interview with CHRISTIAN PETZOLD over at MUBI, especially liked the parts discussing collaboration with HARUN FAROCKI.
CHRISTIAN PETZOLD: …During the premiere of Dreileben at Berlinale, my film was the first of the trilogy, and Dominik Graf is sitting behind me. He hadn’t seen the movie before, because we didn’t want to see or talk to the others about what they were doing. His wife, Carolina Link—she won an Oscar about ten years ago—she’s sitting beside him. And then there’s this scene—and she screams so hard and then she comes to me and screams in my face: “WHY?!”
DANIEL KASMAN: Sounds like a great compliment!
PETZOLD: Yes, it’s a compliment. Dominik told me after that she hates to feel this kind of fear, eh? I like this very much, I want to do it more often [laughs].
DAVID PHELPS: You didn’t know any of the other directors’ films? You knew their stories though…