Prolific French auteur François Ozon returns with his second movie this year, as following on from the witty and satirical drama In the House, he presents his Palme d’Or nominated Jeune & Jolie – and we had the great pleasure of speaking to the talented filmmaker ahead of the film’s release.
Ozon speaks about his decision to start working with younger actors, giving audience’s freedom in his films, what we can expect from his next feature The New Girlfriend, and why working with Charlotte Rampling is a ‘dream’.
Jeune & Jolie is very different to In the House – not only the content, but even in style. It’s hard to tell they’re from the same director – is that what you strive to achieve?
I try to follow my instinct, I like different kind of movies, different kind of stories and I don’t analyse my work too much. But »
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