Errol Morris (The Unknown Known) Talks with James Marsh (The Theory of Everything) for The Talkhouse Film Podcast

The two Oscar-winning directors discuss Stephen Hawking, Frederick Wiseman, serial killers, early photography, attacking Donald Rumsfeld and more.

On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, two Academy Award-winning filmmakers are in conversation as Errol Morris talks with James Marsh about his new Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything, plus Morris’ own Hawking film, A Brief History of Time, Frederick Wiseman, cinematic misanthropy, Ed Gein, beating Donald Rumsfeld with a brick, and much more. For more filmmakers talking film and TV, visit Talkhouse Film at

The music featured in the podcast is as follows:
1. Intro / outro underscore: “Plastic Man vs. The Giant Red Phase Of The Sun” – Iced Ink
2. “A Brief History of Time” – Johann Johannsson (from The Theory of Everything)
3. “The Theory of Everything” – Johann Johannsson (from The Theory of Everything)
4. “Cambridge, 1963” – Johann Johannsson (from The Theory of Everything)

Episode engineered and edited by Elia Einhorn

Errol Morris is a writer and filmmaker. His books Believing is Seeing and Wilderness of Error have both appeared on the New York Times Best Seller list and his film The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons From the Life of Robert S. McNamara won an Academy Award for best documentary feature in 2004. Morris’s latest film is The Unknown Known. He lives with his wife and French bulldog in Cambridge, MA. Follow Errol Morris on Twitter.