The Film that Breathes: On The Dark Side of the Sun and The Book of Vision
Carlo Hintermann in Interview with Alex Lichtenfels and Ilya Noé
Alex Lichtenfels and Ilya Noé interviewed Carlo Hintermann in Rome at the end of September 2018, as he was finishing the filming of The Book of Vision and preparing to complete the CG material and start the editing. Carlo Hintermann is a director, producer, and scriptwriter of documentaries and films. He has collaborated for many years with colleagues Daniele Villa, Luciano Baracaroli, and Gerardo Panichi on writing books about filmmakers and on producing and making films through their company Citrullo. Hintermann is the son of a well-known Italian actor, also Carlo Hintermann (1923–1988), and he refers several times to the impact growing up in a theatre environment has had on his work. The interviews are extensive. In the first part, they have been edited to focus on Hintermann’s filmmaking philosophy and the elements of collaboration, approach, and attitude, and establishing a language for each film through image and rhythm. The second part of this edited interview turns to Hintermann’s work with actors and the camera in the documentary The Dark Side of the Sun, and the feature film The Book of Vision.
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