The London Film Festival is currently in full force for its 56th edition, which can only mean that DN has navigated the dangerous territory of the Filmmakers Afternoon Teas (hey some of those finger sandwiches have fierce corners!) to collect the choicest of interviews between mouth fulls of cake and slurps of tea. First up is New Zealand filmmaker Florian Habicht, whose inventively eccentric romantic comedy Love Story mixes documentary with drama, whilst exposing its methods of creation to the audience. It is a film which would surely walk away with the ‘most charming feature that will have you grinning warmly throughout’ award if such a prize existed.
We filmed a scene where I’m making love to the audience […] that definitely isn’t in the film & it won’t be on the DVD either!
MarBelle has a strange compulsion to watch as many films as he can get his hands on and find jobs that give him a legitimate excuse to drill filmmakers about their work. Directors Notes is the latest incarnation of this disorder and so much cheaper than film school. Twitter: @MarBelle