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June 16, 2016: Whit Stillman

images-1A conversation with director, screenwriter and author Whit Stillman, whose latest work, Love & Friendship, is both a film and book. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.

Early in his career, after directing such films as Metropolitan, Barcelona and The Last Days of Disco, Whit Stillman was called “the WASP Woody Allen.”  Then he hit what he calls “director’s prison,” and it took him well over a decade before he returned to directing with Damsels in Distress. His latest film, Love & Friendship, is based on an early Jane Austen novella, and not only has been getting the best reviews of his career, but has become an arthouse hit. At the same time as the film was released, his novelization was also published. The book contains not only his work, but the original Jane Austen story. An extended version of this interview can be found as a Radio Wolinsky podcast on this site.

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