R.B.E. I take it that our most important very early experiences are something very primal.
R.B.E. I wanted to provoke the experience of the fascinated consciousness.
R.B.E. Yes, but I don't know if I make a distinction between the abject and the sacred, between what's considered lowly and base and what is considered to belong to the realm of the holy.
R.B.E. You're absolutely right I think in identifying this one element in the representation of the body because these aren't prettified representations of the body--certainly not in the later work.
R.B.E. We've had filmmakers I would consider to belong to a 'cinema povera', yes.
R.B.E. I don't think anybody goes to Berlin without experiencing ghosts.
R.B.E. Because for me it's a kind of phantasy or imaginary place--or more exactly, a place.
R.B.E. Eros and Wonder was put together differently than any other film I've ever made.
R.B.E. I wrote computer programs for the film, that we used when making it.
R.B.E. I think the whole issue of the national identity is a very complex, convoluted one and undoubtedly national enthusiasms had a rather dreadful history in 20th century.