Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #9: Alex Ross Perry Examines Narcissists and New Yorkers in 'Listen Up Philip'

Meet the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers #9: Alex Ross Perry Examines Narcissists and New Yorkers in 'Listen Up Philip'
Alex Ross Perry graduated from Nyu in 2006 and worked at Kim's Video in Manhattan for three years. He made his first film "Implotex" in 2009. His second film, "The Color Wheel," played in theaters in America and France in 2012 and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. Referring to "The Color Wheel," Perry says it was a film "that many people responded quite positively to." He also told us, "Sometimes I feel very lucky."  What it's about: "The miseries and mistakes made by a newly successful writer and all the ways in which his poor decision-making affects the other people in his life." What it's really about: "Success, betrayal and the triumph of reality over the human spirit. 'Listen Up Philip' is about how nothing ever happens to just one person. True narcissists will be unaware of the negative affects their behavior has on the people left in their
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