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Patrick McGuinn

Director

“I go through cycles, I guess. There are stories which really inspire me. At the time of Eulogy, I was looking to do something supernatural after doing Sun Kissed, which was sort of a metaphysical thriller. After doing Eulogy for a Vampire, I just felt like going back and doing something very pure, simple, and 'back to nature'. The cycles are what inspire me. It's not so much the act of… Read more
“I go through cycles, I guess. There are stories which really inspire me. At the time of Eulogy, I was looking to do something supernatural after doing Sun Kissed, which was sort of a metaphysical thriller. After doing Eulogy for a Vampire, I just felt like going back and doing something very pure, simple, and 'back to nature'. The cycles are what inspire me. It's not so much the act of filmmaking, but rather that filmmaking is the means to telling a story or communicating some form of a story. In this case, going back to work on what became 'Leather' started out as very fundamental. The landscape had to be a very pure, remote place. Where it was going to take place was much simpler and less confined than where I previously set a movie-- at a monastery with all kinds of horrible, supernatural things going on!” Read less