Cinema for me is…
Rasmus in 23 Frames
1. Describe yourself in ten words.
Innovative, conscientious, smart, interesting, trustworthy, helpful, funny, reciprocal, open-minded, tolerant.
2. Your best quality? Your worst habit?
Achieving my goals.
3. Your dream job?
Singer/songwriter in a rock band.
4. What do you like most about your country?
Free education and public transport.
5. Your favorite dish in your country?
Mashed potatoes with meatballs.
6. Which word or phrase in your native language do you like the most and what does it mean?
“Selmet” – instead of.
7. What European capital have you visited lately?
8. Other than your own, which European country would you love to live in?
9. What does Europe mean to you? 3 values.
Culture, freedom, innovation.
10. What film made you fall in love with cinema?
Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960, US).
11. Your favorite film theatre? What do you like about it?
Coca-Cola Plaza in Tallinn, it’s close to my home and has the best seats and sound system.
12. Who is your movie hero?
13. Which movie director would you like to be?
14. Briefly describe your favorite scene.
The shower scene from Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960, US).
The leading lady takes a shower in a remote motel, a black figure enters the bathroom and stabs the woman brutally to death. The murder scene is accompanied by Bernand Herrmann’s haunting score.
15. What are the 3 best European films you have seen in the last year?
Revenge (Coralie Fargeat, 2017, FR)
Veronica (Paco Plaza, 2017, ES)
Loveless (Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2017, RU).
16. Which film character do you most identify with?
Randy Meeks from Scream (Wes Craven, 1996, US).
17. Your favorite soundtrack or song?
Psycho‘s score or something by Fabio Frizzi.
18. If you had to live in a movie, which one would you like it to be?
Friday the 13th: Part IV (Joseph Zito, 1984, US).
19. Your life becomes a bio-pic. Who plays the role of you?
20. Which talent would you most like to have?
Play guitar a little better.
21. What is your most treasured possession?
My collection of song lyrics.
22. What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Getting out of high school alive.
23. What is your motto?
It’s no better to be safe than sorry.