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Interview (2007)

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After falling out with his editor, a fading political journalist is forced to interview America's most popular soap actress.

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Robert Peders
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Maggie
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Autograph Seeker #1
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Storyline

Everyone wants a piece of a celebrity. Pierre is a political reporter, assigned to write a fluff piece on Katya, a blond who acts in slasher movies and a Fox show about single girls in the city. The interview, at a restaurant, goes badly: she's late, he's unprepared and rude. After leaving, he bangs his head in a fender bender and she takes him to her loft to clean the wound. Lubricated by alcohol and competitive natures, the interview resumes. She takes phone calls from her fiancé, Pierre reads her diary on her computer. They discuss wounds, he expresses concern, father-daughter feelings arise. Out come camcorders to tape their darkest secrets. Is friendship or more in the offing? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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A journalist and a starlet take on media, truth and celebrity. See more »

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Rated R for language including sexual references, and some drug use | See all certifications »

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10 May 2007 (Netherlands)  »

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Untitled Steve Buscemi Project  »

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Opening Weekend:

€16,833 (Netherlands), 13 May 2007, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$41,016, 13 July 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$416,417, 21 October 2007
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Right before Pierre asks to use Katya's bathroom, she jumps onto her couch and then fixes her right shoulder strap on the top she is wearing. In the next few scenes, the strap alternates positions. See more »

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Katya: Do you like fishnet stockings, Pierre? Wait. Let me rephrase. Why do you think it is that men like fishnet stockings so much?
Pierre Peders: They look good on women.
Katya: Fishnet stockings are a net, and the woman is imprisoned in this net like a fish. Do you get it?
Pierre Peders: Yeah, and what about high heels?
Katya: Well, high heels make walking very, very difficult. So you see, nothing would be more attractive to a man than a woman wearing fishnet stockings and high heels because she has trouble walking and she's imprisoned ...
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References Basic Instinct (1992) See more »

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Performed and Written by Sally Taylor
Published by Blue Elbow
Courtesy of W.A.R.? - What Are Records? Ltd.
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good sparring between two good actors
26 August 2007 | by See all my reviews

Remake of Theo Van Gogh's film of the same name. This is the story of a self important reporter forced to do a celebrity interview with an actress "best known for who she sleeps with".

Good but far from deep-despite what the film thinks-sparring between characters is an amusing if at sometimes uncomfortable 85 minutes. The joy here is watching the actors do what the do best. The real joy here is watching Sienna Miller who proves she really can act. After a few borderline roles and a cringe inducing performance (at least in the trailer) in Stardust she proves that she is oh so much better than we are giving her credit for (clearly she really isn't just an actress best known for insulting cities and whom she sleeps with).

If there is any flaws its a couple of odd twists that seem to occur just to have something dramatic happen and to prove what bad people the characters are. Its a minor flaw.

Is it worth seeing? Yes. But I don't know if it really needs to be seen on the big screen


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