Elia Suleiman Interview
Stutesman, Drake, Framework
This interview took place in New York City, October 8, 2002, during the New York Film Festival where Elia Suleiman's new film, Divine Intervention, was screened.
DS: Divine Intervention seems to have a pastiche of genres such as films by Jacques Tad and Luis Bunuel, or spoofy sixties spy movies. It was interesting that this political film seemed constructed from some of these genres.
ES: I don't think so. This is probably your reading and that's fine. I haven't seen Bunuel for twenty years. Tad I've seen only after I made Chronicle [of a Disappearance, Palesdne, Israel, USA, Germany, France, 1997]. It was shocking for me to see how many similarities exist when I saw …
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Publication information: Article title: Elia Suleiman Interview. Contributors: Stutesman, Drake - Author. Journal title: Framework. Volume: 45. Issue: 1 Publication date: Spring 2004. Page number: 85+. © Wayne State University Press Fall 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.