" I was not really attempting to depict reality, I was attempting to manufacture it in a way, and that I think where a lot of its cinematic quality is coming. As an american, It’s almost impossible not to know Edward Hopper […]. There is something unrealistic about Edward Hopper’s lighting and it is a kind of Deus Ex Machina of this little scene that he does, it is a personification of the drama that is unseeen and what you don’t see in termes of action is symbolically represented by the nature of the light […] . Nothing happens in almost all of his photographs. It’s the moment in between what is normally considered a climax, the dramatic pic of the narrative that I find interesting in his work. That is enigmatic. "
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