Did You Know?
I knew a director, Pierre Romans, who said an actor must never act poetic and to be poetic, you have to act in a realistic manner, with a trivial element. I agreed with him and ever since, I've been thinking that way about everything, including the way I compose shots. Poetry in cinema can only exist unconsciously. It comes out if the film has a soul.
Lived with Velvet Underground singer Nico
(who starred in many of his films) for roughly ten years in Paris and the Spanish island of Ibiza.