It seemed like my professional life would take a more scientific route. I guess that plan started to become undone when, at the age of 17, I happened upon a screening of Alain Resnais' 'Hiroshima Mon Amour,' and it took my breath away.
My grandmother's apartment had significance for me, even as a child, and I was fascinated by that world that was disappearing.
We lived in the provincial town of Ramat Gan where I spent most of my youth adjacent to the chess board.
You must understand, that for a daughter to protect her father's image is natural; Freud built a whole career around it.
I view every film as a commitment to undertake a long journey. I suppose this has to do with my need to leave no stone unturned, and sometimes to even dig deeper into the mine.
When WWII ended, the Cold War started, and the interest of the Western world was not to completely break Germany. So all those Nazis who had been controlling the country now had the power to rebuild it. I think there were many of them who just continued their life in society; it's a very known fact.