2 August 2012 5:18 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

As the son of legendary French filmmakers Jacques Demy and Agnes Varda, it was almost a mortal lock that Mathieu Demy, after many years as an actor, would end up behind the camera. His intriguing feature directorial debut, “Americano,” interweaves footage from “Documenteur,” a nonfiction film of Varda’s in which Demy appeared as a child, and centers around the story of a young Frenchman drawn back to Los Angeles to wrap up his recently deceased mother’s estate, only to learn of a mysterious woman, Lola (Salma Hayek), in her will. For ShockYa, Brent Simon had a chance to speak to Demy one-on-one, about Hayek, getting his film’s title tattooed on his arm, and  [ Read More ] »


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