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FATHER'S NIGHTMARE: the fear of losing everything

by Martinus
FATHER'S NIGHTMARE: the fear of losing everything by Martinus
Dominik Moll about HARRY UN AMI QUI VOUS VEUT DU BIEN: “It started with questions that I asked myself on what it meant to have a family, to be a father, how to handle that. So that was the starting point. As a young father, my everyday life was thrown into turmoil because of my two daughters. I was irritated and exhausted, and I realized that most of my friends were going through the same thing. So I wondered what would happen if a character suddenly came along who represented all of my doubts and frustrations and took them to their most extreme conclusions.” Jeff Nicholls about TAKE SHELTER: “I was moving from my 20s into my 30s. I had… Read more

Dominik Moll about HARRY UN AMI QUI VOUS VEUT DU BIEN:
“It started with questions that I asked myself on what it meant to have a family, to be a father, how to handle that. So that was the starting point. As a young father, my everyday life was thrown into turmoil because of my two daughters. I was irritated and exhausted, and I realized that most of my friends were going through the same thing. So I wondered what would happen if a character suddenly came along who represented all of my doubts and frustrations and took them to their most extreme conclusions.”

Jeff Nicholls about TAKE SHELTER:
“I was moving from my 20s into my 30s. I had just gotten married and my first film had done all right. I finally had something to lose. The anxiety grew out of that. Not to mention, shit was going crazy: Bush was in the White House, the economy was collapsing, there were wars everywhere, towns were getting destroyed by storms. It was just like, what’s going on? It felt like the world at large was losing its grasp of keeping everything together. That was just in the air. It still is.”

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