Great interview. Also includes Demme's love of Upper Darby's Tower Theater, where the concert was filmed, and his work on an animated adaptation of Dave Eggers' Zeitoun.
Q: The cameras linger on Young's face, and his hands. You made a movie about Neil Young's face.
A: Does everybody talk about guitar face, or is that just my wife? No one gives guitar face like Neil Young. And piano face! And I love him for that. He doesn't care what he looks like. Zero ego. This is actually something he said to me: "I don't have a bad side, because I don't have a good side."
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
AREN'T THERE ENOUGH NEIL YOUNG MOVIES ALREADY? Jonathan Demme doesn't think so, so he's made another:
Posted by Adam at 9:23 PM