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Video Diary: Film

by Asia Argento on 21 October 2006

'I would never go to see the films I make.' Asia Argento talks watching movies, making movies and creating movies in her mind.

'I would never go to see the films I make.' Asia Argento talks watching movies, making movies and creating movies in her mind.

Lafawnduh
18:22 Sat 21 Oct 2006
Your fearlessness is inspiring. Your honesty is beautiful.

passenger
18:30 Sat 21 Oct 2006
Thats a bit sad. I make films too, but I am still hungry for those cinematic experiences that only happen but a few times a year. I watchd Sally Potter's Yes in the middle of the night a few days ago. It woke me up, tingled my nerves, shoo me out of the ennui. I was tired when it started and after I could not sleep. I rarely go to the cinema though cause there is rarely anything to see. What I want from a film is the same thing I want from any experience. More fucking life! Same with other arts, same with travelling. My grandfather is very old. He doesnt like to travel anymore. He doesnt like to watch movies, unless it is something he has already seen. He is dead. You sound very old.

passenger
18:30 Sat 21 Oct 2006
Thats a bit sad. I make films too, but I am still hungry for those cinematic experiences that only happen but a few times a year. I watchd Sally Potter's Yes in the middle of the night a few days ago. It woke me up, tingled my nerves, shoo me out of the ennui. I was tired when it started and after I could not sleep. I rarely go to the cinema though cause there is rarely anything to see. What I want from a film is the same thing I want from any experience. More fucking life! Same with other arts, same with travelling. My grandfather is very old. He doesnt like to travel anymore. He doesnt like to watch movies, unless it is something he has already seen. He is dead. You sound very old.

volja
19:15 Sat 21 Oct 2006
You dont miss that much by not going to the movies.You wanted to write something light (a comedy)I read somewhere. I prefer the heavy stuff but its probably sucking youre energy. I would not be surprised even when you would make some sort of comedy it will be a dark one. I planned to make a short film in San Gimignano end of this month but "my" dancer had no time. Have to be patient. Been friends with an actress in the past but rather work with a dancer to act. (Then I have the biggest ego on set.) But its a no budgetfilm just me and a dancer hopefully early next year.

Lie
22:32 Sat 21 Oct 2006
what is it about lifting your legs over your head, lifting your back up and waving them around that is so satisfying? I use to do this a lot when i was younger and dream of being a gymnast. Its funny how seeing such things can make you realise that you cant rememeber when you stopped doing it but just that you had. But as long as i had not stopped dreaming of being, i guess as long as you dont stop the important bit. The part of the act you most enjoyed, for me it was dreaming about what i was to do.

Se'an O'Brien
23:33 Sat 21 Oct 2006
Your films are usually pretty harsh, aren't they? There's a reason for movies like that to exist, but not for pleasure. They're meaningful, and they helped you grow as you made them. Our action movies are the best, I agree.

acnelac
03:40 Sun 22 Oct 2006
I don't think thats true. xx

billy 23
06:24 Sun 22 Oct 2006
hello my friend... i hear you, loud and clear. your friend, billy23 - the portals kid xxxxxx

Direction:
Screenplay:
Performance:
Styling (womenswear):
Styling (menswear):
Mark McMahon
Make-up:
Set Design:
Janine Trott
Film Edit:
Sound:
Ian Sands
Production:
Sharmin Nordien
Photographic Assistance:
Simon Thistleton, Ruth Hogben
Hair Assistance:
Peter Lux
Make-up Assistance:
Karina Woodruff
Set Design Assistance:
Andy Knight, Sophie Rook, Mark Righo, Meryl Davies, Rhea Thierstein, Louisa Thoughton
Production Assistance:
Karina Aloupi

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