Rick Alverson is the writer/director of dramas Entertainment and The Comedy. His previous films include New Jerusalem and The Builder. He lives in Richmond, Virginia.
Shot on an old broadcast camera and featuring addicts' recreations, Silver's film occupies an alive, unsettling space between the false and the real.
The writer/director shares his thoughts while watching the Hungarian filmic fable that won the Prix Un Certain Regard at Cannes last year.