Nancy Kwan, Bruce, Hong discussed on They Call Us Bruce

They Call Us Bruce


With the material that we were working with interns as of making anything about roughly. I got one more question about sort of the formal qualities of the film before we move onto the. To our second half. You this really interesting thing where you have all these voices talking very intimately about Bruce but there you don't put them on his talking heads throughout the whole thing, it's just you have the little. Kyron this voice of Voice of Diana. Sato but. You kinda save it for the end where you do get to see like Nancy Kwan and stuff like that but I wonder what what what? What is the decision that you were like I'm not I'm not gonNA. Make this talking head type documentary for me. It was like a decision that I made pretty early on in the process before we started filming. That I didn't want. To feel like we were talking about something in the past and I always wanted the audience viewer to feel immersed in the present time with Bruce be nineteen sixties, America, or early nineteen seventies, Hong, Kong and for me every time or not, I shouldn't say every time, but a lot of times when I watched documentaries in were talking about a story that happened way back in the. The past, and then we cut to this really high resolution modern day footage a takes me out of the story, just a little bit, and you know there's certainly times where it's effective, but I felt with this movie and this story that we're talking about US in their twenties, who lives to his early thirties were talking to people who are in their late seventies into their eighties and. When you see someone who's in their eighties, talking about someone in their twenties, it's. disconnect right and I wanted to really build at world of of of that time period and I think it's for me is if there was this feeling of poignancy when you finally see people at the end and when I..

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