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On a Simple Yarn: Film Studies Lecturer Interviews Writer/Director Thomas McCarthy

On a Simple Yarn: Film Studies Lecturer Interviews Writer/Director Thomas McCarthy

By Matthew Sorrento, a film studies lecturer at Rutgers University–Camden Thomas McCarthy makes movies about the common man yearning for something greater. Featuring a “lost soul” with a new world awaiting him, his works are a lot like fables. His stories are informed by Shakespearean comedy, in which characters abandon the ordinary world for a […]

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