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[on A Hologram for the King
(2016)] That's the big subject of the whole film, and for me, of the project, is that we're saying in our diversities and unevenness as countries, we are much more similar than they want to make us think. They want to make us think we're really different, and they want to keep those borders alive. Religious leaders want it to be as separate as possible: They don't want...
[on Babylon Berlin
(2017)] I've considered myself a film-maker ever since I started, whatever format I am working in. How my work is shown is secondary for me. What we've done here is make a 12-hour movie. Everything about the way it was made was like a movie - it was just that the process was longer. (...) I'd say that my previous films were watched 90% of the time on the small screen. This is ...
Frequently composes his own music