Author Archives: kartiksingh

About kartiksingh

I have been living in Paris, France since 1996. I was born to Sikh parents who immigrated to the USA. I grew up outside of Kansas City, and at 18 went to Washington DC with the intention of becoming a diplomat. Five years later, I arrived in Paris and found my life purpose: to make films that bring hope, insight, and inspiration to the world. My debut feature film Callback premieres in September 2010 in New York. For more details on where you can see my films, look for me at www.kartikfilm.com

Coming Home

This movie, wow. Slight spoilers ahead, be warned. It’s kind of a Romantic Comedy, set in the backdrop of the Vietnam War. The Fonda-Voigt couple (smoldering chemistry) has so many obstacles to overcome. I mean, their first meeting is when … Continue reading

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Watching “Gandhi” again

Gandhi 1982 ★★★★½ Rewatched Jan 10, 2018 Kartik Singh’s review published on Letterboxd : Attenborough’s film is an epic that follows in the footsteps of David Lean’s great films. Like them, “Gandhi” requires quite a bit of suspension of disbelief. … Continue reading

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Orson Welles – His Last Interview (1985)

“I had a lot of options open. Everybody does. Anybody who has enough sense to make a movie can make a lot of other things, and I should have left right away because I saw right at the beginning that, … Continue reading

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Low Budget Filmmaking Case Study: Brick (2005)

Brick was Rian Johnson’s debut feature film. It took accolades at Sundance in 2005 and was picked up for distribution by Focus Features. This film kickstarted Johnson’s career. A USC grad, Johnson had been doing a lot of odd jobs: … Continue reading

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Grateful for Tonight’s Showing of Un deux trois quatre

Tonight, a film I made will be shown on a French television network, France 3. My film, Un deux trois quatre, will be on at just past midnight (00:35). It screens in a series with three other films in a … Continue reading

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Projection à Paris le 19 juin à 17h45 au Grand Action

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Anecdote from the making of Heaven’s Gate

May 11, 2014 at the Grand Action in Paris, Isabelle Huppert and Vilmos Zsigmond came to present Heaven’s Gate. Pierre Filmon, the moderator, asked, “What was the hardest and easiest part of making this movie?” Vilmos had this to say: … Continue reading

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