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Eugene Hutz

Member of gypsy punk band Gogol Bordello and star of Berlin pic 'Filth and Wisdom'

Eugene Hutz, singer-songwriter of the gypsy punk band Gogol Bordello and star of Berlin Film Festival entry (and Madonna’s debut helming effort) “Filth and Wisdom.”

Three books that mean a lot to me:
“Master and Margarita” by Mikhail Bulgakov
“Hunger” by Knut Hamsun
“Against Nature” by Joris-Karl Huysmans

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“The Kid” by Charlie Chaplin
Birdman of Alcatraz” by John Frankenheimer
“The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner” by Tony Richardson

If you could play any real-life person in a movie, who would it be and why?
Rasputin, so I wont have to shave for a while…

Who do you look to for inspiration?
The people of Brasil, where I live!

Three songs that mean a lot to me:
“Mercy Seat” by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
“Solitary Man” by Johnny Cash
“Know Your Rights” by The Clash

Concert that changed your life:
Sonic Youth, Kiev Ukraine, 1989. And my grandfather dancing drunk with war medals pinned to his bare chest

Best hangover remedy?
Trying to learn Hungarian

What advice would you give to someone trying to break into your profession?
Dont wait for anybodys help, start today, start now…

Do you have a dream project?
Anarcho-syndicalism worldwide

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