In honor of the great German émigré director’s birthday, here’s a short, quotable clip from the 1979 BBC documentary Behind the Mirror: A Profile of Douglas Sirk, more excerpts of which can be found on our release of All That Heaven Allows.
“Persona (1966) is the best Ingmar Bergman film that I've seen so far. The only word for me personally to describe this film is "Psychological"
In this film, Bergman doesn't an excellent analysis . . .”
“I am very much looking forward to this film. I understand how it can be incredibly difficult to depict such a devastating event without diminishing it in some way. The perspective of a sonderkommando . . .”