George Hickenlooper – I was very inspired by…

I was very inspired by Les Blank’s film ‘Burden of Dreams.’ I think what’s unique…


“I was very inspired by Les Blank’s film ‘Burden of Dreams.’ I think what’s unique about his film and the two I’ve made is that they’re close examinations of filmmakers and how their own emotional experiences reflect in the material they’re rendering, and vice versa – how that material sometimes colors their own lives.”
-George Hickenlooper

George Hickenlooper – I’m fascinated by failure, and…

I’m fascinated by failure, and I’m fascinated by finality. Shakespeare’s historical plays are more universal…


“I’m fascinated by failure, and I’m fascinated by finality. Shakespeare’s historical plays are more universal than his comedies because they relate to the finality of life. Without finality, life would not be beautiful.”
-George Hickenlooper