However, one thing he won't be drawn on is what is next documentary subject will be."Do you really think I'm going to tell you? "I'll get served with a lawsuit before I even start.
The British director has been making documentaries for 30 years, but he's best known in the U. for a series of films exploring often-tawdry subject matter in ways that push the filmmaking process to the forefront. Broomfield's filmography also includes a poorly received narrative fiction film (1989's Dark Obsession, a.k.a.
Typical of Broomfield's approach, 1992's Aileen Wuornos: The Selling Of A Serial Killer takes a bleakly funny look at the parasitic characters attached to the case of recently executed convict Aileen Wuornos, a luckless prostitute widely considered America's first female serial killer (and the subject of the feature film Monster, which stars Charlize Theron as Wuornos). Diamond Skulls) and the film adaptation of a Spalding Gray one-man show (Monster In A Box).
Broomfield himself will be attending the Auckland premiere, which doubles as that leg's opening night on May 24.
It's his first-ever visit to New Zealand."I have changed planes once at Auckland and it might be a little too cold to go hiking which is what I would love to, but I'm sure I'll find lots of things to distract myself with my week off."One thing that has already tickled his fancy is the news that New Zealand has its own Architecture & Design Film Festival (which is currently touring the main centres)."I'm a such a sucker for that stuff.
It was a very straightforward documentary about her preparing for the show and doing rehearsals, honing down the characters and stuff.