John Cassavetes, America's greatest independent filmmaker, died in 1989. The wonderfully titled I'M ALMOST NOT CRAZY... captured Cassavetes on the set of his last personal film, LOVE STREAMS (1984).
"We're making a picture about inner life," we hear Cassavetes saying. "And nobody really believes that it can be put on a screen. Including me. I don't believe it either--but screw it." We then see the director in action on the last day of the LOVE STREAMS shoot, after which he tells us that his
sole theme is the search for love. Gena Rowlands, Cassavetes' wife and the leading lady of most of his films, testifies that her husband has an affinity for characters who ar...