Part one of three from this full length television programme.
Part two of three from this full length television programme.
Part three of three from this full length television programme.
Even in the decay of an older Italian city like Naples or Palermo or wherever, there still is something just physically beautiful … the centres of all of the towns are intact. You don’t get big, ugly, tasteless, cheap shit in the middle of those cities or villages or hamlets … What I resent — not resent — despise, is a place like Blenheim … I think if you’re surrounded by that it has to change you.– Cinematographer Michael Seresin compares Italy with Blenheim
We have a very violent side, and quite a dark side, which does manifest itself in some painting and literature etcetera, which I think comes from loneliness. It’s quite a lonely, soulless sort of nation. That’ll upset a a lot of people, but so be it.– Michael Seresin on New Zealand