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Sophia Takal – Always Shine #Venezia73

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An exploration of confining notions of femininity and the toll it can take on a woman’s psyche.

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PODCAST | Nicolò Comotti interviews Sophia Takal, director of Always Shine presented at Venezia 73 [Venice Days]

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FRED Film Radio meets with Sophia Takal to learn what drove the making of her second feature Always Shine, here at Venice Days 2016. A thriller about one of the scariest things in the movie industries – actresses’ competition – Always Shine makes us reflect on the physical, emotional and even philosophical struggle that every female actor must face in her career.

ALWAYS SHINE. Two actresses embark on a road trip to Big Sur to mend their damaged friendship, but jealousy begins to open old wounds in this twisted thriller about obsession, fame, and femininity.

  • Reporter
    Nicolò Comotti
  • Guest
    Sophia Takal
  • Interviewee role
  • Film title
    Always Shine
  • Festival section
    Venice Days
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