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Medium Cool


"I love to shoot film" is the sanguine motto of TV lensman John Cassellis ([[Performer~P90191~Robert Forster~robertforster]]) in [[Performer~P116529~Haskell Wexler~haskellwexler]]'s 1969 Medium Cool, a semi-documentary investigation of image-making and politics. With his soundman, Gus ([[Performer~P82387~Peter Bonerz~peterbonerz]]), John films such events as gruesome car wrecks with frosty detachment, considering himself a mere recorder of circumstances, his only responsibility to get his film in on...more