Trash movies like Postal, BloodRayne or House of the Dead made him (in)famous. He sees himself as the greatest film director of all time. But who is this Uwe Boll really? Summer 2008: for one day, a small film team stays at the home of the controversial director and talks with him - about cappuccino, books, photography and pornography, but of course also about movies. The film maker presents his outright opinion concerning art house, trash and Hollywood movies and their creators in this extensive interview. Escalator delivers surprising insights into the private world of Uwe Boll. Or would you have guessed that Lars von Trier's Breaking the Waves has a special place on his DVD shelf? And while staying at his home and garden, even certain revelations are made that directly caused a famous Hollywood director to file a complaint against Boll. Written by
I am not a fan of his movies, but you have to love the man. Other filmmakers just keep telling us the same boring PR-Crap over and over again. But Uwe Boll is keeping it real and his opinion on Hollywood and movie-making itself is priceless. It's no holds barred, when Uwe is setting the record straight. He may not be Hollywoods best man behind the camera, but he definitely kills in front of it!
While watching "Visiting Uwe", you will realize, that there is a bit of Boll in everyone of us. Let's be honest: We all think, that most of Jean Luc Godard's movies stunk - we are just afraid to admit the truth in public. But not Uwe Boll, our Don Quijote of the 21th Century!
Sit him in a chair, point the camera in his direction and keep rolling. Thats exactly, what the director of this documentary did and the result is purely amazing and highly entertaining.
I am looking forward to the release of "Revisiting Uwe". That's for sure!
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