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Oscar Isaac – Scenes from a Marriage #Venezia78

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The actor reflects upon his work in this HBO series and the state of his career.

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PODCAST | David Martos interviews Oscar Isaac, actor of the series Scenes from a Marriage.

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Oscar Isaac is the man of the hour. He talks to FRED in the 78th Mostra de Venezia, where he’s premiering The card counter [Paul Schrader], Dune [Denis Villeneuve] or this Scenes from a marriage, a revision of the classic by Ingmar Bergman. The actor talks about his work with Jessica Chastain and the new model of masculinity depicted in the series.

Scenes from a Marriage: Hagai Levi’s modern adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s classic Swedish series, ‘Scenes from a Marriage’ stars double Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain as Mira a confident, ambitious tech executive left unfulfilled by her marriage and Oscar Isaac as Jonathan, an accommodating, intellectual philosophy professor desperate to keep their relationship intact. A captivating re-examination of the dilemmas explored in the original, the five episode limited series flips the script on traditional gender roles to explore love, hatred, desire, monogamy, marriage and divorce through the lens of a contemporary American couple.

  • Reporter
    David Martos
  • Guest
    Oscar Isaac
  • Interviewee role
  • Film title
    Scenes from a Marriage
  • Festival section
    Official Selection (Out of competition)
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