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JOE WRIGHT ON NPR: “CONFRONT THE DARK SIDE”
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Hanna’s director Joe Wright spoke to NPR’s Weekend Edition about the different inspirations for his teen-assassin thriller Hanna. While the film, of course, plays like a pulse-racing action pic, Wright acknowledges how a more classic literary form influenced him. Go to NPR to hear the full interview, but here’s a fascinating fragment of his thinking about his film and his characters:

Hanna is as much fractured fairy tale as action thriller, something that becomes apparent when Cate Blanchett makes her entrance as the wicked stepmother character — a CIA operative with murderous intentions towards young Hanna

 

 

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