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On April 18, 2012, Frédéric Boyer announced at the Tribeca Film Festival opening media breakfast for his inaugural year as Artistic Director, that he wanted to have more "World Premières" as he did when he was heading the Directors’ Fortnight program at the Cannes Film Festival. In 2013, he has succeeded triumphantly with the MoMA PS1 collaboration for Michelangelo Frammartino's Alberi and other innovative approaches to cinema, like Paul Verhoeven's latest film Tricked (Steekspel), which was presented in the Tribeca Talks After the Movie series. I asked Verhoeven at the North American premiere about the birth of his Dada Dial M For Murder moment and got an answer that revealed the process of the unprecedented script collaboration. Eric Steel's devastatingly luminescent Kiss The Water also had its world premiere at this year's festival. The documentary about a Scottish fishing fly-maker transforms itself »
- Anne-Katrin Titze
Paul Verhoeven is finally feeling like an artist with a purpose and point of view again. It took a dozen years, two films and tens of thousands of citizen screenwriters, but here he is in New York City, smiling while discussing his work. The Dutch director, now 73 years old, is best known for his violent, semi-campy sci-fi classics Robocop and Total Recall, movies made in the late 1980's when it was okay for genre films to have a certain sense of self-awareness. He's now behind a new kind of experiment in cognizant storytelling, the crowdsourced movie Tricked, which is premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival.
- Jordan Zakarin
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