"Huw Nesbitt talks to the iconic Hungarian filmmaker about his laboratory of new ideas.
Taken from the December issue of Dazed & Confused:
Born under Soviet rule in 1955, Béla Tarr began making amateur films about ordinary Hungarian people when he was 16. His early movies, like his 1977 feature debut, Family Nest, are conventional, social-realist domestic narratives. However, by 1988’s Damnation,
a bleak romance about unrequited love, Tarr had developed his trademark
style of long black-and-white shots with little if no dialogue, and
gained a reputation as a difficult storyteller. His self-declared
swansong to cinema, The Turin Horse, nonetheless received the Jury Grand Prix at the 2011 Berlin International Film Festival, and his admirers have included Gus Van Sant and the late Susan Sontag." La suite en anglais sur dazeddigital.com