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Sunday, February 09, 2020

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Michelle Serieux

New Caribbean Cinema

Which of the Oscar-nominated movies would you have loved to have directed?

I would have loved to have been attached in any way to The Dallas Buyers Club. I think it was a really great film; the subject matter, the performances, everything about it was very moving, not just cinematically but story-wise as well. I am someone who is deeply moved by drama and the drama in that film was amazing.

Which of the nominated actors/actresses would you love to work with?

I will stick with Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto from Dallas Buyers Club or Chiwetel Ejiofor from 12 Years A Slave. Matthew and Jared demonstrated deep commitment to their characters, losing all the weight and getting into drag but not just those superficial things, but the depth, especially for McConaughey, in which you could empathise means they did a good job of getting under your skin. They got under mine. It was the same with Ejiofor.

What role do you see yourself playing in the film industry five years from now?

Five years from now, I hope to still be making indie films that I love. I love making independent cinema. I want to pursue more multi-platform, new media work which is where I see myself venturing off into. I want to have a hybrid project that is film, theatre and new media, something that is a live installation somewhere like a Sundance New Frontier or somewhere in the Caribbean that has screens and live theatre while the cinema possibility is going on as well.


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