September 2023

On Location with Carnal Knowledge

This article was originally published in AC Nov. 1971. Some images are additional or alternate. Vancouver, British ColumbiaFor me, the excursion to this gemlike Canadian city constitutes a twofold pleasure. It is, first of all, an opportunity to observe director Mike Nichols in the process of applying his own special magic to film. Secondly, it constitutes a reunion with my good friend director of photography Giuseppe Rotunno, ASC, whom I haven't seen since I visited him on the set at Cinecitta in Rome during the filming of Stanley Kramer's Secret of Santa Vittoria. “I was eager to work with [Mike Nichols] because I had seen all three of his films and found that he remains very close to the truth, a very important thing.” Famed Italian...more

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