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2016 Sundance Trading Card Series: #9. Bernardo Britto – Jacqueline Argentine

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2016 Sundance Trading Card Series: #9. Bernardo Britto – Jacqueline Argentine

Bernardo BrittoEric Lavallee: Name me three of your favorite “2015 discoveries”.
Bernardo Britto: Jacques Demy’s Lola, Mexican singer Daniela Romo, Cool Cat Saves The Kids.

Lavallee: What was the first gist of an idea that you thought of before crystallizing this into what would become your first feature?
Britto: The very first germ of an idea was “what if Sans Soleil was actually kind of like a thriller?” And then it sort of snowballed from there.

Lavallee: Could you briefly talk about the visual style of the film – what were you and Eric aiming for?
Britto: We wanted something that was digital and real and fun. We wanted it to look authentic and feel dynamic.

 

 

 

 

 

Bernardo Britto - Jacqueline Argentine

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at IONCINEMA.com (founded in 2000). Eric splits his time between his home base in Montreal, NYC, and is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. Top 3 from 2016: Certain Women (Kelly Reichardt), Things to Come (Mia Hansen-Løve), Toni Erdmann (Maren Ade)

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