Music video for Yo La Tengo's song "From A Motel 6"
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It was the Werner Herzog of 1977 that got me into filmmaking. Then as time went on I discovered Robert Altman, Allan Rudolf, Wim Wenders, Godard, etc. Many others. But for the most part, they were not corporately manufactured entertainment.
Some of Hartley's favorite films include Marat/Sade (1967, dir. Peter Brook), The Thin Red Line (1998, dir. Terrence Malick), A Hard Day's Night (1964, dir. Richard Lester), and Prénom Carmen (1983, dir. Jean-Luc Godard).
The comedy and drama of Hartley's films often revolves around men and women who come into conflict with societal norms. He is famous for a characteristic style which includes unconventional cinematic language, un-naturalistic dialogue, and deliberate movement.