[Filmmaker, b. 1930, Paris, lives in Rolle, Switzerland.]
The invention of photography. For whom? Against whom?
Why all these signs around us that make me doubt language and submerge me in meanings, drowning reality instead of extracting it from the imaginary?
Photography could have been invented in color. Colors existed.
Photography is truth. And cinema is truth twenty-four times a second.
There are no more simple images... The world is too much for an image. You need several of them, a chain of images...
Reportage is interesting only when placed in a fictional context, but fiction is interesting only if it is validated by a documentary context.