Interview with Pierre Aïm, AFC, about his work on "Sympathy for the Devil", by Guillaume de Fontenay

Retrun to Sarajevo

Contre-Champ AFC n°313

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Pierre Aïm undertook a very realistic reconstruction of Sarajevo for Sympathy for the Devil, the first film by Guillaume de Fontenay (Quebec director who started his career in the theatre). The film, released in Paris in late 2019, was selected at Camerimage this year in the “Director’s Debut” competition. Here, he discusses his influences for this film, fake wartime reporting and cigar smoke…

(Interview directed by François Reumont on behalf of the AFC)