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Who are the Duplass brothers is a question that quite a few people are perhaps asking as the pair enter the spotlight more and more. I have therefore created something of a primer for the Duplass brothers for anyone interested in checking out their work.

Although probably well known to anyone who has followed the progress of the ‘mumblecore movement’, Mark and Jay Duplass have not made too much of an impact on mainstream audiences until now. With the Us release (and UK release in September) of their new film, Cyrus, the pair have done what can only be described as crossed over.

If you’re not familiar with ‘mumblecore’, it is considered by many to be a movement in American cinema led by filmmakers such as Joe Swanberg, Lynn Shelton, the Duplass Brothers and many others who appeared to form a loose collective (although many reject the mumblecore tag »

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