august 12, 2014
new york city was extra cloudy and picturesque today
Be there in a few weeks. I need it. I need it.
I recently purchased a beautiful 1968 book ‘Exploring Space With a Camera’ by Edgar M Cortright for NASA. The book is full of space photography including shots of pre-Apollo non-manned Moon landings and early flybys of Mars.
“My brother and I have been playing a little parlor game,” Louis Malle said. “We ask ourselves how other directors would have ended this movie. What Fellini would have done. Bergman. Antonioni. Bergman might have ended it with dark recriminations, with cold northern guilt. Fellini…” Malle shrugged. “Well, Fellini,” he said. “There is always Fellini.” —Interview with Louis Malle by Roger Ebert
Here’s a treat: Talking to Louis Malle (1991) — Philip French in conversation with Malle about his career, his work in France and his recent successes in the USA, includes extracts from his films. Thanks to countzorg. Etienne Becker (DP), Louis Malle, JP Beauviala 1973 courtesy of AATON.
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