FESTIVALS: The Motion of the Ocean; LAFF's Calling Card Shorts

by Ryan Mottesheard

(indieWIRE/ 04.26.01) -- Perusing the heaps of free magazines scattered about the IFP/Los Angeles Film Festival -- from American Cinematographer to IFC Rant -- I came across a quote from Guy Pearce: "When you talk to people in L.A., they look over your shoulder, they don't look at you. They'll be thinking of someone else. They'll bump into your world every now and then, see what they can get from it, can't quite get anything, suck a bit of energy out of you, then piss off to the next