Shooting the film took five weeks. It depicts the life of the main character, Jeanne Dielman, in real time, which director Chantal Akerman
said "was the only way to shoot the film--to avoid cutting the action in a hundred pieces." See more
[Referring to his friend Yan
He bought a book that explains lots of things about climaxes and orgasms. He says we should be interested in women at our age, but he doesn't want some young girl. He says a man's penis is like a sword. The deeper you thrust it in, the better. But I thought, "A sword hurts." He said, "True, but it's like fire." But then where's the pleasure?
There's no point talking about these things.
He's the one who told me everything when I was 10. I said, "What? Dad does that ...