"It’s more about power than it is about jazz, and the fetishistic closeups—of blood and flying sweat, as well as of tears—suggest a blend of boot camp, football coaching, and pornography."
“There are certain qualities about American culture that ordinarily, certain American directors would totally overlook. They wouldn’t find a neon sign of a stagecoach going like this that fascinating, but because of his European background, I guess, this thing suddenly strikes him, having an obsessive quality about it.”
Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Wim Wenders and Hunter Carson during the filming of Paris, Texas (1984)
Pina (2011) dir. Wim Wenders