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Assayas’ Interview

March 13th, 2011 by Madeline Meyer on Madeline Meyer's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

At some point in the Olivier Assayas interview we read for class, Assayas brings up his ideas about music in films. To paraphrase, he says that most film scores are boring and the whole process is impersonal, and to him, he would much rather use individual tracks. This seemed particularly noteworthy to me [...]

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Irma Vep

by Madeline Meyer on Madeline Meyer's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

What truly amazed me about Irma Vep was the duality of all the work involved.  By this I mean, for every stylistic and cinematic choice made for Olivier Assayas’ film Irma Vep, an entirely new set of artistic decisions had to be chosen for Rene Vidal’s vision of his Les Vampires remake.  The two films [...]

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