The life of one of the most talented, influential, and iconoclastic filmmakers of all time. Brian De Palma began his career in the 1960s and is responsible for acclaimed films such as Carrie, Dressed to Kill, Blow Out, Scarface, Body Double, The Untouchables, among others. In this unexpected documentary, directors Noah Baumbach (Frances Ha and Mistress America) and Jake Paltrow engage in a intimate and honest reflection with De Palma himself, exploring not only his life and work, but also his unique approach to the art of filmmaking.Venice, 2015.
Noah Baumbach, Jake Paltrow
Baumbach: 1969, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Selected filmography: Mr. Jealousy (Toronto, 1997), The Squid and the Whale (Sundance and Toronto Film Festivals, 2005), Margot at the Wedding (Toronto, 2007), Frances Ha (2012 Berlin Film Festival), While We're Young (Toronto, 2014), and Mistress America (Sundance, 2015). Paltrow: 1975, Los Angeles, California, USA. Selected filmography: The Good Night (Sundance, 2007) and Young Ones (Sundance, 2014).