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Do you think that the long laborious shoots pay off and create a more impactful film? (No replies)

agastya
4 weeks ago
agastya 4 weeks ago

In the Bill Pope interview, you discussed how longer shoots can become mind-numbing and that it's not worth it in the long run. Some of my favourite directors like Terence Malick require long shoots and I find these films to be incredibly more impactful than most other films. Furthermore, do you think that numerous takes are oftentimes more torturing and pushing the actors to their limits or more about experimenting different ways to say a line and finding a more coherent pace amongst the actors on set. David Fincher is infamous for numerous takes and I think the acting in his films are fantastic because each line feels perfected after numerous tries.

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