Too Early/Too Late

Too Early/Too Late ★★★★★

Introduction: Once it was Fire

D.W. Griffith at the end of his life: “What modern movies lack is the wind in the trees.”

Rosa Luxembourg: "The fate of insects is not less important than the revolution.”

Cézanne, who painted Mont St.-Victoire again and again: “Look at this mountain, once it was fire.”

(Quotations cited by Jean-Marie Straub before screening of Too Early, Too Late at the Collective for Living Cinema in New York City, April 30, 1982)

[ripped from Jonathan Rosenbaum's website]