From the delicate natural lighting in Jacques Demy’s Lola to the breathtaking widescreen Technicolor in Jean-Luc Godard’s Pierrot le fou, the late cinematographer Raoul Coutard’s most indelible images remain hallmarks of modern French cinema. In his memory, we’ve gathered a selection of excerpts from our interviews with the master, conversations that reveal the depth of his technical ingenuity and collaborative spirit.
A Born Editor: Remembering Françoise Bonnot (1939–2018)
The great French editor talks about growing up in the cutting room and how she became one of Costa-Gavras’s most trusted collaborators.
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.
A Weekend in Lynch Land
At a two-day festival in Brooklyn, David Lynch diehards got a chance to meditate, walk through their own Eraserhead experience, and hear from the master himself.
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.