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Five Questions with Pervert Park Directors Frida and Lasse Barkfors

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First-ime feature filmmaking couple Frida and Lasse Barkfors set their sights on unraveling the taboo yet widespread condition of the sex offender in Pervert Park. At the Florida Justice Transitions trailer park in St. Petersburg, the film’s ostracized subjects work…  Read more

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“Someone Always Has to Compromise”: Peter Strickland on The Duke of Burgundy

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With The Duke of Burgundy, the cinephilic English director Peter Strickland has made his third — and perhaps best — film to playfully riff on genre conventions. What begins as a bloodless tale of mistress and maid blossoms into a…  Read more

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Five Questions with Mulignans Director Shaka King

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Certain to be one of the most intelligent films at Sundance, Shaka King’s Mulignans is four minutes of biting, vicious satire that ably turns the tables on its viewer. A response to the casual and not-so-casual racism of your average gangster film, King…  Read more

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“I Don’t Know If Camus Would Have Approved”: Five Questions for Far From Men Director David Oelhoffen

Far From Men  (Courtesty: Marrakech International Film Festival)Far From Men (Courtesty: Marrakech International Film Festival)

David Oelhoffen’s latest film, Far From Men, is based on Albert Camus’ short story “The Guest.” Set during the Algerian War and shot in the manner of a Western, the film features a French and Arabic-speaking Viggo Mortensen as Daru, a…  Read more

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