When I interviewed Atom Egoyan in 1999, he hesitated to tell me about Ararat, the new project he was poised to announce, which addresses the Turkish Empires genocide of Armenians in 1915.
I dont know of a serious American actress who would take such enormous risks on screen as calmly cutting her vagina with a razor blade so her blood drips into the white bathtub; incestuously ripping away her mothers nightgown rasping, I see your hairs!; or giving a blowjob to a man she imperiously commands not to touch himself to finish it off, adding, Now you can put it away hard.
Karyn Kusama wrote and directed Girlfight (2000). She lives in Crown Heights, where, in early October, she spoke to Rail contributing editor, and documentary filmmaker, Williams Cole.