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Luca Guadagnino is an Italian filmmaker best known for his 2009 film â€˜I Am Love’, and his frequent collaboration with actress Tilda Swinton. I had the opportunity to speak with Luca about his latest film, â€˜A Bigger Splashâ€™, which is in cinemas now.
â€œHow do you say no to God?â€
Weâ€™ve got the Breakfast Club, weâ€™ve got Ferris Bueller andÂ weâ€™ve got Clueless. Weâ€™ve got coming-of-age high school stories from every era but do we have enough representation in those films? The 2015 film release DOPE, written and directed by Rick Famiyiwa, aims to melt away the conventional and normative narratives behind your average high school coming of age story, and allow us to hear the stories that are not heard enough.
After the handing over of the Brisbane International Film Festival to the Brisbane City Council, the newly revamped Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival had some big shoes to fill in 2014, despite the remaining $700,000 a year of funding from Screen Queensland.
It is often said that the original novel is better than the film adaptation. Die-hard Harry Potter fans have been known to cast the Avada Kedavra curse on people who rave about the movies, yet somewhat shamefully have not yet touched the pages of the novels.
There appears to be a strong consistency between teenage, never-been-kissed, flat-chested, who-could-ever-love-me heroines dominating the young adult fiction in the past few years; at least, those are the ones movie producers adapt to film.