Documentary SLUIZER SPEAKS Has A Trailer, Needs Some Funds
Since then, the film has gone on a world tour, having been screened in Berlin and being scheduled for festivals worldwide.
What makes these screenings of Dark Blood doubly poignant is that George Sluizer (80) is dying, suffering from an affliction which may finish him off on any given day. Nevertheless he tries to be present, holding interviews and giving Q&A sessions.
And these interviews and Q&A sessions are a hoot. George has no time for bullshit these days and gives the truth as he sees it. When asked about the trouble on set between River Phoenix and Judy Davis he didn't hesitate to call her "a bitch".
Having been in the film industry for decades, both as director and producer, also ensures that he has many stories to tell, a fact which has not gone unnoticed amongst fellow filmmakers like Dennis Alink. Dennis is currently making a documentary about George, simply called Sluizer Speaks. The film is supposed to be finished soon through crowd-funding (click this link for more information), and below you can check out the trailer.
George Sluizer was one of the producers on the epic Herzog film Fitzcarraldo, so it will come as no surprise that one of the trailer's highlights concerns Klaus Kinski, trying to kill George with a pastry fork in a fit of mad rage...