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An epic dump from Willem Dafoe to Mitsotakis Mendonis

An epic dump from Willem Dafoe to Mitsotakis Mendonis

The criticism the government receives from abroad is well known and persistent. This time it arrived… and all the way to Hollywood.

He criticized me harshly Sharp comment accomplished and known Willem DafoeWe are talking about the premiere of the movie “Inside” directed by Greek creator Vassilis Katsopis.

Willem Dafoe in a long interview with him Flix.grNot only was his collaboration with Katsoupis debated, but pHe also criticized the movements of his artists and fellow GreeksAbout the presidential decree that wants them High school graduates.

The status of an award-winning artist is sensational: When the journalist asks, “For a long time, our actors, musicians and dancers have been on the streets. Why a decree was issued not recognizing their grades. This film clearly asks the question: do we need art, do we need culture as much as we need our food and water? Dafoe replies wryly:

But who had such a terrible idea of ​​\u200b\u200bsuch a decree? Your Minister of Culture? He’s probably not an artist, right? What is it ; businessman; What is your prime minister? Technocrats. Did I guess correctly?

Journalist’s question and Willem Dafoe’s answer in detail

Journalist: You know, for us in Greece, all this has only come in the last two years. We have found the pandemic and the lockdown after a decade of economic crisis. Unfortunately, the states are in crisis, one of The first money they cut is cultural money. It is considered a luxury that we cannot afford. This is how artists are generally treated. For a long time now, our actors, musicians and dancers have been on the streets. Because one was voted on Decree does not recognize their grades. This film poses the obvious question: do we need art, do we need culture as much as we need our food and water?

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Willem Dafoe: Yes, we need art. Both food and water. With Greek actors! But who had such a terrible idea of ​​\u200b\u200bsuch a decree? Your Minister of Culture? He’s probably not an artist, right? What is it ; businessman; What is your prime minister? Technocrats. Did I guess correctly?