Writer | Director | Actor
According to Melville, Jean-Luc Godard asked him for consultation during the post-production stage of "Breathless" because the first edit was too long for distribution. Melville suggested Godard remove all scenes that slowed down the action (his own...
Filming is absolutely horrible. I call it 'tedious formality'. I hate shooting. My only relief in the whole tiresome business are the wonderful moments when I'm directing actors.
Long stretches of film pass with no dialogue.