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WATCH: 'Mother of George' Director Andrew Dosunmu Talks with NY Times Anatomy of a Scene

Photo of Ryan Lattanzio By Ryan Lattanzio | TOH! September 11, 2013 at 1:17PM

Check out this insightful "Anatomy of a Scene" video feature for the NY Times, where director Andrew Dosunmu talks a pivotal scene from the upcoming "Mother of George."
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'Mother of George'
'Mother of George'

Check out this insightful "Anatomy of a Scene" video feature for the NY Times, where director Andrew Dosunmu talks a pivotal scene from the upcoming "Mother of George." He discusses Strauss, and how the Sundance award-winning cinematography was influenced by painting.

The film centers on a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn as they struggle to have a child and face cultural expectations. It stars Danai Gurira of "The Walking Dead." Check out what she had to say earlier this year at the EW Women Who Kick Ass panel at Comic-Con here.

"Mother of George" opens September 20. Watch the trailer here.

This article is related to: Video, New York Times, Andrew Dosunmu, Mother of George, Danai Gurira


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.