Archive for category: by Judith M. Kass

Movietone News contributor

“At Home on the Road” – Wim Wenders Interviewed

26 September, 2010 (16:47) | by Judith M. Kass, Interviews, Wim Wenders | By: Judith M. Kass

[Originally published in Movietone News 57, February 1978] September 30, 1976 Could you tell me what Kings of the Road is about and how you came to make it? It’s a film about two men and they’re making a journey across, along the border of East Germany from the North to the South, which is […]

“Directing doesn’t start on the floor”: Claude Goretta and Isabelle Huppert Interviewed

16 August, 2010 (05:06) | Actors, by Judith M. Kass, Interviews | By: Judith M. Kass

[Originally published in Movietone News 58-59, August 1978] The Lacemaker (La Dentellière) was shown in the 1977 New York Film Festival. Claude Goretta, the director, and Isabelle Huppert, who costarred with Yves Beneyton, were interviewed before the film had opened commercially. The Lacemaker is the story of a young girl, employed at a beauty parlor, […]

“I had to risk not being liked in that scene” – Michael Murphy Interviewed

28 March, 2010 (16:02) | Actors, by Judith M. Kass, Interviews, Robert Altman | By: Judith M. Kass

[Originally published in Movietone News 60-61, February 1979] May 9, 1978 New York City Judith M. Kass: Vincent Canby of The New York Times called your acting in An Unmarried Woman “an exceptionally complex performance as the husband whose emotional problems set in motion the events that make possible the Clayburgh character’s eventual liberation.” I’m […]

“It doesn’t take any imagination at all to feel awed” – Peter Weir

3 December, 2009 (16:54) | by Judith M. Kass, Interviews, Peter Weir | By: Judith M. Kass

[Originally published in Movietone News 62-63, December 1979] Peter Weir was interviewed by Judith Kass in New York City on January 8, 1979, in connection with the U.S. opening of his new film The Last Wave. The Last Wave concerns a lawyer, played by Richard Chamberlain, who defends five aborigines accused of killing a sixth […]

Rejoicing about things Australian: Phillip Noyce

30 November, 2009 (00:35) | by Judith M. Kass, Interviews | By: Judith M. Kass

[Originally published in Movietone News 62-63, December 1979] Judith M. Kass interviewed Phillip Noyce, the director of Newsfront, and David Rowe, the production and marketing consultant for the New South Wales Film Corporation, when they were in New York City in September 1978 for the film’s showing at the Lincoln Center Film Festival. Newsfront uses […]