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Interview: Brady Corbet & Mona Fastvold Talk The Moody Sundance Discovery 'The Sleepwalker'

  • By Kristin McCracken
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  • January 24, 2014 10:05 AM
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The Sleepwalker
Sundance is a place for discovery, where new talent can shine in front of an audience hungry for revelation. With their new film “The Sleepwalker,” co-screenwriters Mona Fastvold and Brady Corbet (she directs, he stars) have auspiciously debuted their creative partnership, which is already three screenplays deep. (He will direct their next feature, “The Childhood of a Leader,” starring Robert Pattinson, Tim Roth and Juliette Binoche, later this year, and a third project will follow.)

Sundance Review: ‘The Sleepwalker’ Starring Brady Corbet Is An Unsettling Look At Family Dysfunction & Secrets

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • January 21, 2014 9:21 AM
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The Sleepwalker
In sleepy rural Massachusetts, the illusory nature of domestic bliss fractures easily like the first frost of a winter chill. 20-somethings Kaia (Gitte Witt) and her boyfriend Andrew (ex “Girls” star Christopher Abbott) live a quiet life, renovating her late father’s isolated and modern estate. If famed architect Le Corbusier once said “the home should be the treasure chest of living,” then the structural marvel that is this domicile is more of a hollowed out trunk that contains plenty of dark skeletons. Beautiful on the outside, the inside is gutted and much repair needs doing.

Exclusive: Trailer For Sundance Thriller 'The Sleepwalker' Starring Brady Corbet & 'Girls' Star Christopher Abbott

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 23, 2013 10:09 AM
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The Sleepwalker
How do you get the best material and work in the most interesting projects? Write them yourself. That's the path Brady Corbet has been taking, with the kind of success that is really putting the actor, writer and director on the map. And after making waves at the Sundance Film Festival in 2012 with "Simon Killer," which he co-wrote and starred in, Corbet returns to the Dramatic Competition category with another intriguing offering.

Producer Says Showtime Wouldn't Let Writers Kill 'Dexter,' Hannah Gets A Grandma On 'Girls' & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 8, 2013 1:33 PM
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As widely derided as the "Breaking Bad" finale was praised, Showtime's "Dexter" serial killer drama also came to an end recently, and many fans were not happy. While we're still a season behind, even someone not following the show only had to turn to social media over the run of its final episodes, to see the criticism flying left and right, and producer John Goldwyn puts the blame squarely on the network.

Exclusive: 3 Posters For SXSW Award Winning 'Burma' Featuring 'Girls' Star Christopher Abbott

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 9, 2013 10:56 AM
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While the MTV series "True Life" might be the most recognizable title on director Carlos Puga's CV, when it came to crafting his sophomore feature film, he put together something quite different than you might expect. Picking up Special Jury Recognition for Ensemble Cast at SXSW last month, "Burma" is a compelling family drama and as it continues its festival circuit run, we've got a couple exclusive posters from the movie to share with you.

Christopher Abbott (AKA Charlie) Abruptly Exits 'Girls' Season 3 As Production Starts

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 4, 2013 9:04 AM
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The unstoppable "Girls" may have just closed out its second season with its divisive finale, but it looks like one of the major storyline developments is getting an unexpected shakeup. Not all is sunny on Lena Dunham's set of the now-shooting third season, and one major character has abruptly exited the show.

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