PODCAST | Matt Micucci interviews Simon Jaquemet, director of the film The Innocent.
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An interview with director Simon Jaquemet, who presented his latest film, The Innocent, at the 2019 Transilvania International Film Festival in Cluj, Romania. The film revolves around a woman working in a research facility involved in head transplants for monkey, and is marked by themes of religion, science and morality. We talk about these themes at great length, even asking Jaquemet whether he believes in God, and whether ge believes that religion does have an important role in life and the world at large. He also talks about the connection his film has with dreams, seeking a subjective response from the viewers of his movies, and much more.
The Innocent: Ruth works in a neuroscience research lab, as much as she’s part of an extreme traditionalist and conservative Christian family. She suddenly finds herself facing her own past when her former lover reemerges after disappearing twenty years in jail, putting into question her feelings, her life and soon her faith.