Cannes Winner Alice Rohrwacher on Facing Your First-Time Director Fears [PODCAST]
Alice Rohrwacher never saw a movie until she was an adult. She also never stepped onto a film set before her first feature.
Alice Rohrwacher, Cannes-winning director of The Wonders, was selected to be this year's prestigious Film Society of Lincoln Center Filmmaker in Residence, where she was working on her third narrative feature. Growing up in the Tuscan countryside, Rohrwacher never saw a moving image until she was an adult. She faked her way into directing and shooting her first feature film, having never stepped foot on a film set. We spoke during her Film Society residency, and discussed how she pulled that off, boredom's role in producing creativity, and why we need to go into the void to be great filmmakers.
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