An essay on and interview with Roy Andersson about A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence in which the writer-director discusses the final installment of his Living Trilogy in terms of his use of artifice, of non-professional actors, of merciless lighting, cinema’s relation to other art forms, realism versus abstraction, Swedish and global history, and anachronism.
Research Article| September 01 2015
The “Trivialist Cinema” of Roy Andersson: An Interview
Film Quarterly (2015) 69 (1): 36–44.
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Megan Ratner; The “Trivialist Cinema” of Roy Andersson: An Interview. Film Quarterly 1 September 2015; 69 (1): 36–44. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2015.69.1.36
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