The writer and director Nora Ephron, who died yesterday at age seventy-one, was an icon in an industry dominated by men. Earlier this year, for the Criterion release of Lena Dunham’s Tiny Furniture, Ephron and Dunham sat down for a warm and wide-ranging conversation. One of the things they touched on, as shown in the clip below, was Ephron’s thoughts about being a female filmmaker in America.
A Sound for Love and Loss: Bo Harwood on A Woman Under the Influence
With just piano and guitar, longtime Cassavetes collaborator Bo Harwood created a score that highlights the melancholy in the director’s acclaimed domestic drama.
From the Tarkovsky Archives
On what would have been his eighty-sixth birthday, we’re celebrating Andrei Tarkvosky’s legacy with a look back at some of the essays and videos we’ve published on his work.