Jacques-André Bondy with Bruce Willis
, then conversation between them about movies.
8 Interviews |
11 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 7¾" (1.72 m)
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[on his threat to retire after directing 10 films] I said if I made 10 films in my life, I would be very lucky. That's how I meant it. My fear after my first one was whether they would let me make another one, so I had this goal in my head. After six, seven films, I started to get a little tired. Shooting takes a lot out of you. You finish a film and most of the time you're half-dead. I was happy...
In 1977, Luc Besson
was rejected by La Fémis, the national film school of France. Besson later told in interviews, that he was 18 years old, when he applied, and in a preliminary interview an administrator asked him which directors he most admired. Besson named Steven Spielberg
, Martin Scorsese
and Milos Forman
, before the interviewer cut him off, saying: "That's enough. I don't think you belong ...
As seen in Taxi and The Transporter, very distinctive car chase scenes focusing on very low camera shots very close to the front bumper of a fast moving (and often rather mundane) car (transporters Renault 5) with a lot of sideways swerving movment (though traffic or other). Nearly always to a French hiphop soundtrack.