Take 20 (3:02 p.m.): I’m making a meal out of drying my hands with the paper towel. I am drying them too vigorously, enjoying having a prop far too much. It has become a crutch.
Greta Gerwig on “One Scene, 42 Takes and 2 Hours In A Bathroom Stall” in which she dissects the takes it took to get the right take in the movie Frances Ha that she co-wrote with director Noah Baumbach. Her thoughts on the other 42 takes are an interesting peek inside movie-making.
Gerwig and Baumbach are on the show today talking about the movie, that period in one’s twenties where growing pains are still palpable and Woody Allen.