Filmmaker Romola Garai (proper) on set of her Gothic horror movie Amulet.
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You doubtless know Romola Garai from her roles in movies like Atonement, Wonderful Grace and Wonderful 39, in addition to the BBC mini-series Emma and The Hour. She’s been nominated for a BAFTA and two Golden Globe awards. Earlier this yr on the Sundance Movie Pageant, Garai premiered the horror movie Amulet, which she wrote and directed. Amulet is each a chilling and hanging horror film that marks Garai’s debut as a characteristic filmmaker.
In a brand new episode of the I am So Obsessed podcast on CNET, Garai talks about Amulet’s launch in theaters and video-on-demand on Friday and what it should be like for individuals who’ve been caught at residence (just about all of us lately) to look at a horror movie about an individual confined to a home.
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“It is the thought of being in an enclosed area and that area being type of a risk to you,” stated Garai. “You endlessly replay your life and each resolution that you have ever made in your life, since you’re abruptly confined in a means that you just would not be in any other case. Individuals will relate to the thought of getting to reevaluate your self as a human being and take a look at your self.”
Throughout our wide-ranging interview, we focus on how Amulet flips expectations of a horror movie. Garai additionally discusses why social distancing will make interval movies close to not possible to shoot and her time working with the late Patrick Swayze on the movie Soiled Dancing: Havana Nights.
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