Having sent a poor young man into a tailspin among hardened criminals in his prison movie "R", Michael Noer is back with a new film about youthful restlessness and manhood. "Northwest" is a film with no filling in or explaining. It’s "pure film, pure energy," the director says to Danish critic Per Juul Carlsen.
28. June 2013
Some use the down-to-earth term "movies." The French favour the loftier "the seventh art." Others call it the art of "illusion" or "magic." Director Michael Noer has another moniker for film.
"Film is the art of the groin," he says with a look like he just made a normal statement. "Film is POW! in your face. It’s physical."
Michael Noer likes to communicate directly and (...)"