Mary Harron was a punk rock journalist who went on to become a director. Her films include I Shot Andy Warhol, American Psycho, The Notorious Bettie Page and The Moth Diaries.
On this latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, writer-director Mary Harron sits down with Rose McGowan, the actress turned director who last year moved behind the camera for the acclaimed Sundance short, Dawn. Their wide-ranging discussion touches on everything from punk, religious cults and pyromania to Harron’s experiences making American Psycho, McGowan’s past as a teenage runaway and the ingrained sexism of Hollywood. For more filmmakers talking film and TV, visit Talkhouse Film at talkhouse.com/film.
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
Episode engineered by David Goren and edited by Elia Einhorn