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.
“It would be great to see In the Heat of the Night and Jackie Brown added to the Criterion Collection.
Also some more films featuring black actors that are actually directed by African Americans . . .”