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Press Conference: Director Gaspar Noé plunges into "Void"

"Enter the Void" director Gaspar Noé explains his intentions

The Enter the Void crew was reunited today for the Cannes Festival press conference. Director Gaspar Noé took the podium alongside actors Paz de la Huerta, Nathaniel Brown, and Cyril Roy, as well as producers Vincent Maravel, Marc Missonnier, Olivier Delbosc, and Pierre Buffin. Highlights follow.

Gaspar Noé on being at Cannes :
"I don't think I'm swimming against the tide. In any case, the Cannes Festival Selection is so large, there are many tides, not just one."

Gaspar Noé on the screenplay:
"It was very difficult to explain the film project to producers to get financing… Unlike Irreversible, where there wasn't a script, just three pages about an idea, I carried around a one-hundred page screenplay, in which I described the visual effects in the most minute detail, so that people could get an idea of where I was coming from, as a director… I enclosed a graphic booklet with the screenplay, to provide even more explanation. Then, we had to succeed in copying those visuals, and even going beyond them… When you're producing and shooting, and even in post-production, ideas keep flooding in, and often they're the best ones."

Gaspar Noé on the difficulty of the project:
"I had a lot of freedom when I was shooting. This type of film is practically impossible to finance. In the United States, it's unthinkable. It's in English, so it looks American. It was shot in Japan. If it wasn't for Vincent Maravel, Marc Missonnier, Olivier Delbosc, and Pierre Buffin, there wouldn't be a film today. They're extremely open-minded. As long as we didn't blow the budget to smithereens, they encouraged me to make the film as strange as possible. That kind of encouragement is really thrilling."

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Press Conference "Enter the Void" (original version)

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Press Conference "Enter the Void" (french version)

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In Competition – Feature Films

ENTER THE VOID

Gaspar NOÉ

FRANCE, GERMANY, ITALY - 2009

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