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"I'll write scripts prior to editing, or make elaborate paper edits to structure the argument I want to make, but it always changes during editing. Each shot has its own rhythm and each edit its own metre, so no matter what I want to say conceptually, I'm led primarily by mood."
-- Aleesa Cohene

Hoolboom, Mike. "Aleesa Cohene: Twice Told Tales." Interview with Aleesa Cohene. In Practical Dreamers: Conversations with Movie Artists. Toronto: Coach House Books, 2008. (p. 248)