SXSW 2011 Video Interview: GREEN writer/director/editor/actress Sophia Takal
Usually, my pre-interview notes are well-organized scribbles, complete with actual questions - but when it came to my notes for GREEN's Sophia Takal, it was all just a mishmash of words, phrases, and exclamation marks. I underlined favorite scenes, wrote out "the score!!" three times, and created little name triangles out of the three main characters. I had so much I wanted to talk to her about, and too much excitement to keep it neat. Luckily, Takal was just as excited to talk to me, and when I blathered about "the score!!," she was right there with me.
Takal's directorial debut, GREEN also sees the talented multi-hyphenate writing, editing, and starring, all in a film based on some very personal feelings and experiences in her life. After the break, we talk about the genesis of the film, Takal's unique scripting and filming style, GREEN's all-important score, nudity, and about a million other things that spilled out of both of us in one of my favorite interviews to date.
You can check out my SXSW review of GREEN right HERE.