I ended up writing the script and putting a book of visual references together—photographs—to show how I wanted to make the film.
Will video render the still image extinct? Gefter: Where did the visual references come from? Hamilton, Clint Eastwood, Breakfast in Bed, 1958 © the artist Gefter: Did you study photography or film? Since doing so, Sofia has done several highly successful projects such as Lost in Translation, Somewhere, and The Beguiled.
I never had the patience to learn very much technically, but I could take snapshots.
The story in the film is a memory, recreated in faded snapshots.