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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW: Georgia Lee, director of "Red Doors"

    Director Georgia Lee's "Red Doors" follows the lives of the Wongs, a "bizarrely" dysfunctional Chinese-American family living in the Connecticut suburbs. Ed Wong is nearing retirement in less than a month and plots to escape his mundane life by fleeing to a Buddhist monastery; however, the madcap lives of his three rebellious daughters change his plans. The film won the best narrative feature prize at the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival in addition to prizes at CineVegas and Outfest. Lee shares with indieWIRE her own upbringing, making the big money and then leaving it all behind, and catching Martin Scorsese's attention. Polychrome Pictures opens...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW: Ric Burns, Director of "Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film"

    A four-hour look at the life of the 20th century's greatest artist, Ric Burns' latest documentary is "Andy Warhol - A Documentary Film" from American Masters. While it won't have a full theatrical release, the film opens for a two-week run at New York City's Film Forum on Friday, followed by screeni...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW: Andrew Bujalski, director of "Mutual Appreciation"

    Andrew Bujalski's second film, "Mutual Appreciation," is the story of Alan, played by Justin Rice, a struggling musician who moves to New York to pursue his career. He shows up looking for a drummer for his first gig, and goes about self-promotion, resulting in an encounter with Sara (Seung-Min Lee), a radio DJ who finds interest in the aloof Alan. During down time, Alan hangs out with his old friend Lawrence, played by Bujalksi, and Lawrence's girlfriend Ellie (Rachel Clift), a journalist. Both Alan and Ellie, however, find mutual attraction, but are hesitant to go with their yearnings. Bujalski won the Someone to Watch Award at the 2004 Ind...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW: Jamie Babbit, director of "The Quiet"

    Jamie Babbit's drama/thriller, "The Quiet" centers on Dot (Camilla Belle), a young deaf and mute woman who is sent to live with her grandparents, played by Edie Falco and Martin Donovan, and their cheerleader daughter, Nina (Elisha Cuthbert). Dot's arrival is a blow to Nina's idyllic social life and triggers the unraveling of the family's darkets secrets. Both Nina's family and friends, including the school hunk Connor (Shawn Ashmore) develop a fascination with Dot and confide in her their troubling secrets. Jamie Babbit first received acclaim for his comedy "But I'm a Cheerleader" in 1999. Sony Pictures Classics opens "The Quiet" Friday in N...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW: Joe Swanberg, director of "LOL"

    Director Joe Swanberg is taking on the sometimes herculean task of self-distributing his latest film, "LOL." The film chronicles three men who view the women in their lives through a computer screen. According to the "LOL" website, the feature "intimately explores masculinity in the new millenium, a...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW: Hans Canosa, director of "Conversations With Other Women"

    Director Hans Canosa's romance/drama "Conversations With Other Women" stars Helena Bonham Carter and Aaron Eckhart as a pair who meet and flirt at a wedding reception. The sexual tension rises as the two leave the party and head to a hotel room, where the night turns into a bounty of passion, but th...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW: Ryan Fleck, director of "Half Nelson"

    Ryan Fleck's "Half Nelson" was a definite favorite at this year's Sundance Film Festival, where it quickly grabbed attention from audiences and critics alike. The film features terrific performances by Ryan Gosling as an idealistic yet troubled inner-city teacher who forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students, played by surprising newcomer, Shareeka Epps (who starred in the the short that was the precursor to "Half Nelson," "Gowanus, Brooklyn," which Fleck directed.) A relative newcomer on the scene, Fleck has received accolades along the festival circuit for the film, including a screenwriting award at the Nantucket Film Festival,...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW: Patrick Stettner, director of "The Night Listener"

    New York-based director Patrick Stettner had quite a local welcome Tuesday night in Manhattan for the theatrical premiere of his latest film "The Night Listener" at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). His mystery thriller, starring an incredible cast lead by Robin Williams, Toni Collette and Rory Culkin centers on a radio show host (Williams) who begins a telephone relationship with a dying young fan (Culkin). Chaos ensues, however, when the host begins to question the identity of his caller and leads him into a head-on confrontation with his supposed guardian (Collette). This is the second directorial feature from Stettner, who won accolades fo...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW: Neil Marshall, director of "The Descent"

    British director Neil Marshall made a mark on the film scene in 2002 with his action/horror "Dog Soldiers," garnering awards at the Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film, including a best film nod from the Catalonian International Film Festival. Returning to the genre with his latest, "The Descent," Marshall, who also wrote the film, tells the story of a cave expedition gone wrong. A group of female explorers become trapped following a rock fall and are pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. Their predators, however, are only one source of fear as they begin to turn on each other. The film won Marshall a best director prize from the Bri...

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    indieWIRE INTERVIEW: Laura Poitras, director of "My Country, My Country"

    Director Laura Poitras' traveled to Iraq for her latest film, "My Country, My Country." She is known to doc fans for her work in "Flag Wars," co-directed with Linda Goode Bryant, which garnered awards at both Full Frame and the SXSW Film Festival in 2003 as well as a Peabody Award and Independent Spirit Award nomination in 2004. Poitras traveled to Iraq as the Abu Ghraib scandal began to come to the world's attention and found the subject for her latest film, which screened most recently at the Seattle International Film Festival. The film centers around Sunni political candidate, Dr. Riyadh, a medical doctor and father of six. Described by d...

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