Films byTexts by 1990
FILM
Nicolas Philibert, 1990, 84’

“In France we have a saying: ‘Le chemin se fait en marchant’; the path is made by walking it. And that, for better or worse, is how I tend to work as a film-maker. I make my documentaries from a position of ignorance and curiosity.

FILM
Serge Daney, Claire Denis, 1990, 125’

“The cinema is not a language... That was something that struck me when I suddenly saw the great silent films, not the later ones but the ones from 1915-20, Griffith and Stiller, not Lang and Murnau.

FILM
Close-Up
Abbas Kiarostami, 1990, 98’

“Exactly half my life was spent in the dark. My life itself was in the dark. I’ve never seen my life in focus. It’s all been a blurred image. Financially speaking, I spent money to buy tickets. In terms of years, I spent my time. And psychologically speaking, I sold my soul to cinema.

FILM
David Lynch, 1990, 125’

Lula: One of these days the sun’s gonna come up and burn a hole through the planet like a giant electrical x-ray.

Sailor: I wouldn’t worry about that, Peanut. By then people’ll prob’ly be drivin’ Buicks to the moon.