Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Flying "like Sex and the City" says director Jennifer Fox

Just received the entire six hours of Jennifer Fox's doc Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman in the mail. Looking forward to checking it out, maybe I can catch at least a couple of episodes this weekend. Browsing through Flying material on the web, this quote by Fox, from a Reeler interview, caught my eye:

"...this film is like candy. It's not like taking medicine; it's like eating chocolate. You watch one hour, then you want to watch two and three and four. It's a little bit like a soap opera; you meet characters who reappear who are in different crises in their life and you want to know what's going to happen to them. So you need to think of it more like Sex and the City..."

Sounds excellent. Even if Flying is not quite like Sex and the City, I am excited about the fact that it is 6 hours of people talking about interesting aspects of their lives. Always wanted to make a movie like that. Plus, the movie takes place all over the world, another thing that I like. Will write about what I see of Flying in a few days. In the meantime, here are some Flying links:

Official website

Dox interview (PDF file)

Film Forum NYC page for the upcoming 7/4 - 17 run of Flying

- Sujewa

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