May 28th, 2017 / 1 Comment

Robert Pattinson liked that the Safdie Brothers were energetic, authentic, wild and almost uncontrollable


Talky Movie! (Italy) sat down and spoke with Robert, the Safdie Brothers, Taliah and Buddy.  Below is an extract, but you should click on the link to read the full interview (translation via Google):

For this film you have received critical ratings / best reviews of your career. Where would you want to point to your work from here, which direction would you take your career from this point on?

Robert Pattinson: When I accepted the role I said that I would be paid to all that they asked me to do, to actor level, and to me they have “exploited” fully. I introduced myself to casting with an accent of Denver not to make his English spoken) I also have the next film to make more precise decisions about my career, at the moment I am very happy and satisfied, however.

They were all very convincing and believable in their roles, what was the process of preparing for the latter? How did you work on the accent Robert?

Robert Pattinson: The script, in fact, was personified and embodied several times before arriving at the final interpretive result. So much time was spent, that none of the script proves forced. Even the presence of photographers and paparazzi on the set also helped because almost everyone was trying to disappear and not to be recognized and this has been poured in the interpretation of my character. Even the makeup has been a determining factor in this: When we were shooting down the street or in the subway was not being recognized, even with the camera a few feet from me.

The film turns out to be very organic, especially as regards the photograph.

Joshua Safdie: Visually we risked a lot because it was an aggressive and difficult work, of about 18 hours a day. All this energy is then merged in photography.

Ben Safdie We dare with colors, we were open to the use color even in a non-naturalistic.

Robert is there anything about your character with whom do you identify?

Robert Pattinson: “I do not know, other than the fact that it is very manic? (Laughs) The mania?

You are both very young directors, is the first time we presented an indie film at Cannes. How does it feel?

Joshua Safdie: We do this work since we were about 6 years and every film, in the end, is the pinnacle of what you did from the start.

Ben Safdie: We worked hard. I did not realize until yesterday, when it is on the screen … and this happened so slowly that it seemed to me almost the same opening in two. A good feeling.

Joshua Safdie: The Cannes Film Festival has various steps in which they show you “the gods of cinema”, those that are looking to follow in his footsteps, we say. The night before the premiere of our film there was this piano montage with all the directors and I thought “I have no idea, my next thing to do might be death, so …” (laughs)

Robert, you’ve wanted to work with Josh and Benny, what you liked their films?

Robert Pattinson: The energy, authentic, wild and almost uncontrollable. I do not know, I really liked; then I met them and have always been very helpful to me. As soon as I got the script, I realized it was one of the best I’d ever read. From the beginning I was involved.

Thanks Sue!

  • Carmel
    Posted on May 28, 2017

    I enjoy these google translations now. They are a fun read

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