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Karyn Kusama

Karyn Kusama was born on March 21, 1968 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Karyn K. Kusama. She is a director and writer, known for Æon Flux (2005), Jennifer's Body (2009) and The Invitation (2015). See full bio »

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Æon Flux
Æon Flux Director
Jennifer's Body
Jennifer's Body Director
The Invitation
The Invitation Director
Girlfight Director


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 2017 XX (post-production)
 2014-2016 Halt and Catch Fire (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Threshold (2016)
 2016 Casual (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Big Green Egg (2016)
 2016 Billions (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Quality of Life (2016)
 2015 The Man in the High Castle (TV Series) (1 episode)
- End of the World (2015)
 2015 Chicago Fire (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2015/I The Invitation
 2013/I Speechless (Short)
 2007 The L Word (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Little Boy Blue (2007)
 2005 Æon Flux
 2000 Girlfight
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I was just starting film school when I saw Jonathan Demme's Something Wild (1986). That film, with its easy humor and screwball set-up (hapless finance guy Jeff Daniels meets wild bohemian Melanie Griffith: nutty road trip ensues) does something so unexpected and shocking with its third act that I had to watch and re-watch it to figure out how we got there. We hadn't been tricked though -just ... See more »

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