Tag: The Painted Bird

The Painted Bird Director On Opening Minds And Oscar Prospects

If you’ve had a chance to see the trailers for filmmaker Vaclav Mahoul’s hard-hitting The Painted Bird, it’s not difficult to see why it would be a bit controversial in what it portrays. As such,

The Painted Bird Director’s Odd Casting Process, And Keeping Animals Safe On Set

Yesterday, we gave you a snippet of my extended conversation with filmmaker Václav Marhoul, whose new film The Painted Bird seems poised for serious awards consideration, including a potential Best International Feature Film trophy at

The Painted Bird Interview: Director Václav Marhoul On His Cannes Award-Winning Film

Not all movies are meant to be easy to watch. Many are meant to be challenging. To force us to consider harsh truths or different perspectives. This seemed to be what writer, director, and producer