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Emma Grillo

Emma Grillo is a writer and reporter based in Brooklyn.

Édouard Louis Comes to Brooklyn: The History of Violence and The End of Eddy

Emma Grillo on Èdouard Louis's The History of Violence. The story, an adaptation of a memoir by the same name by the French author takes place during Christmas Eve. Over the course of two hours, Director Thomas Ostermeier leads audiences through the harrowing account of Louis’s rape and near murder, in a dizzying series of tellings and retellings, all layered on top of one another.


The Brooklyn Rail

OCT 2021

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