In a fascinating 1963 audio interview featured on our new release of La dolce vita, actor Marcello Mastroianni talks to film historian Gideon Bachmann about how he met Federico Fellini and was cast in La dolce vita. This disarmingly personal excerpt reveals how profoundly important Mastroianni’s decades-long relationship with the director was to him.
How Hitchcock Pulled off a Shot for the Ages
Award-winning cinematographer John Bailey discusses the complications that Alfred Hitchcock faced trying to execute one of the most ambitious shots in his filmography.
A World-Cinema Master Gives the World One Last Look
After his father’s death in 2016, Ahmad Kiarostami helped complete the conceptually daring meditation on image-making the great Iranian director had been working on for the last five years of his life.
Euzhan Palcy Remembers Brando’s Nerves on the Set of A Dry White Season
Marlon Brando hadn’t been in a movie in almost a decade when he took on his Oscar-nominated role in A Dry White Season. The film’s director talks about the pleasures of collaborating with the legendary actor.