Scottish director Ruth Paxton joins us with Baroque, her experimental interpretation of Italian actor Vittorio Gassman’s letter about beauty. We discuss the creative freedoms afforded by low budgets and short deadlines, and the importance of building strong working relationships which endure across multiple projects.

Baroque (2011)

A contemporary interpretation of the art of Baroque, inspired by the Italian painters of the period. Commissioned by Milan’s Festival Delle Lettere and based on a letter about beauty, by Italian actor Vittorio Gassman.

What I know now is that what I do naturally is my instinct, that’s what nobody else can do, that’s what I do best.

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