If the work is good, what you say about it is usually irrelevant.
I don’t know. Perhaps it’s vanity, this idea that the work is
bigger than one’s capacity to describe it. Some people can do
interviews. They’re very slick, and they neatly evade this hateful
conceptualizing. Fellini is good; his interviews are very amusing.
He just makes jokes and says preposterous things that you know he
can’t possibly mean.
I mean, I’m doing interviews to help the film, and I think they do
help the film, so I can’t complain. But it isn’t…it’s… it’s