Editor | Peter Bowen
PLAYLIST: SEEKING A FRIEND's Lorene Scafaria Inspiration
Posted June 20, 2012
At IndieWire's The Playlist, Kevin Jagernauth speaks with writer/director Lorene Scafaria about the themes and ideas behind her apocalyptic comedy SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD. It's a fascinating look at the creative mind, especially in how one moves from depression to inspiration. At one point, she comments, "I love that there's a really loud ticking clock, and I was most excited about telling a story about two people meeting under those kinds of circumstances. I sort of liked it as a metaphor for what it's like when people break up or go through a divorce or something like that and you're sort of in that place where you're like, 'I never want to get to know someone else, I never want to hear about somebody's family' and all of that..."