Interviews - Screenwriters


Helicopter Parent: Cristian Mungiu on Graduation

Adrian Titieni in Graduation (Photo courtesy of Sundance Selects)

Cristian Mungiu’s feature debut, 2002’s Occident, was an accomplished exercise in the then-fashionable mode of multiple narratives, which slowly overlap and converge, but it wasn’t until 2007’s 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days that he received significant international attention.…  Read more

By Apr 13, 2017

“I Relate to Gambling — Not as a Card Player but as an Independent Filmmaker”: Joe Swanberg and Jake Johnson on their Netflix Original, Win it All

Jake Johnson in Win it All

With his new, SXSW-premiering Netflix Original, Win it All, the famously improvisatory writer/director Joe Swanberg has dealt his fans a real surprise: a picture with a much clearer plot, rhythm and character journey than his previous films. Indeed, with this…  Read more

By Apr 10, 2017

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