Karyn Kusama is the director of four films including the Sundance award winning movie, Girlfight, and the recently released dinner party thriller, The Invitation – available now by clicking here. Today on the show, Karyn talks about the movies that influenced The Invitation (4:00), recognizing the strangeness in great works of art (11:00), and why men are afforded more opportunities than women in the movie making business (26:00). Plus, Brian and Karyn discuss how directing television keeps you creatively fit (38:00), how Karyn checks in with herself about the work she wants to be creating (42:00), and why, in adulthood, she’s finally finding the strength in being a vulnerable human being (53:00).
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