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[on art] This is the dialectic-there is a very short distance between high art and trash, and trash that contains an element of craziness is by this very quality nearer to art.
Although Sirk made no more Hollywood films after his greatest success, "Imitation Of Life", in 1959, he did not retire from film-making immediately, as is sometimes reported. After "Imitation" was released, he was named as director of a projected film about Suzanne Valadon, the mother of the artist Maurice Utrillo, to star Lana Turner; it was never made. He was also mentioned (in 1962) in ...
In Sirk's own words, his films dealt with characters who want to revisit a bygone youth.