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'Indie' has been used to describe so many things it's become meaningless. I work the way I work probably because of my personality. I like making a lot of work without a lot of fanfare, and I like to experiment.
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.