Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir frumsýndi stuttmynd sína Tvíliðaleikur á Toronto hátíðinni fyrr í mánuðinum, en myndin verður sýnd á RIFF auk þess sem margar aðrar hátíðir bíða. IndieWire (Women and Hollywood bloggið) ræddi við Nönnu nýlega.
WaH: What drew you to this story?
NKM: I wrote the script myself. The story is basically my speculations about “men’s world.” Do we still live in that world? Are we on the right path in women’s rights? Are we women sending the right message to get what we want? These thoughts are mixed with a consideration of the rights of gays and lesbians and the taboo against the mid-life crisis.
When older men choose younger women or have one-night stands, it’s often explained as human nature taking over, and even looked upon as heroic by other men. My thought was: If we turn this around, is a woman who has just a quick fuck in the toilet also a hero? Are women, after a certain age, allowed to think with their vagina, and does a woman’s randiness differ from a man’s? Does sexual arousal affect women’s judgment as it clearly affects men’s?
And in the end, is it all worth it?
WaH: What was the biggest challenge in making the film?
NKM: My biggest challenge was to negotiate being the scriptwriter, the director, and the producer. All positions demand a protection of their own interest.
WaH: What do you want people to think about when they are leaving the theatre?
NKM: That’s not for me to decide or even want. It would be a bonus if they are not thinking: “What should I have for dinner?”
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