David, our fearless THAT MOMENT IN leader / enthusiastic cinephile, interviews writer/director Lorene Scafaria (NICK & NORAH’S INFINITE PLAYLIST, SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD) about creativity, inspiration, and her new movie, THE MEDDLER, starring Susan Sarandon and JK Simmons.
Fans of indie film, check out the full review.
Lorene Scafaria is a multi-talented artist who has found success in both film and music. She earned widespread acclaim for her adapted screenplay of Rachel Cohn and David Levithan’s book Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008), in which she also had a small part. The film met with high praise, telling the story of a boy and girl who meet at a nightclub and develop a relationship as the night’s adventures bring them closer to each other. Scafaria’s next project was the critically favored comedy/drama Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012) about a man and a woman who meet with only a few days left before Earth is destroyed by an asteroid. The film stars Keira Knightley and Steve Carell in a humorous and touching story of humanity’s end. In both films, music plays a key part of the plot and brings the characters together. Music is another passion of Scafaria and…
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