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.
“This is the best film of the decade for me. The writing, the cutting, the pitch perfect acting, and the way Soderbergh shoots each scene in a different filter and how he moves his camera is absolutely . . .”
“Marlon Brando as Terry in On the Waterfront is one of the single greatest performances I have ever seen. Everything he does and says is completely mesmerizing. Who would have that a simple putting . . .”