Simon Killer, now playing in limited release, is a cinematic reminder of the old adage that looks can be very, very deceptive.The film follows Simon, a seemingly ordinary American fresh out of college who, like so many young before him, has traveled to Paris in order to mend his recently broken heart. For a while, Simon embodies the cliche of the young tourist in Paris, hanging out in streetside cafes, joining the tourists seeing the Mona Lisa, and feebly flirting with French women. When...Read Full Story
Brady Corbet, who stars in Antonio Campos’s Simon Killer, a film about a young man in Paris who spirals out of control, revealed to Uinterview in an exclusive interview his secret to selecting roles. “I’ve actually never chosen a job before because of a role, I only thought about making a movie,” Corbet, 24, told Uinterview. “I’ve been like, ‘I’m sorry, that’s not my area,’ ‘I don’t know how to do that,’ ‘I don’t think I’d be good at that,’ or ‘You’d be better off with someone else,’ or ‘I...Read Full Story
Brady Corbet plays the cold title character in Antonio Campos’ chilling film Simon Killer, the story of a young man who travels to France following a breakup with his girlfriend and his unraveling. The movie, which is almost entirely improvised, was a creative challenge for Corbet. “I don’t think I would have done it with anyone other than Antonio. And that’s not like hyperbole," Corbet told Uinterview exclusively. "I’ve thought about it and I don’t know who could ask me to do a movie that...Read Full Story
Title: Simon Killer Directed By: Antonio Campos Starring: Brady Corbet, Mati Diop, Michael Abiteboul, Constance Rousseau “Simon Killer” isn’t for everyone, but it isn’t trying to be. Director Antonio Campos is there to serve Simon and Simon alone, resulting in an experience that’s uncomfortable and disturbing at times, but also an all-consuming hypnotic character study. Brady Corbet’s Simon is a recent college graduate who runs off to Paris after breaking up with the girlfriend he’s had since...Read Full Story
A filmmaking family just had a sexy, twisted, and enigmatic baby. After working together on films like “Martha Marcy May Marlene” and “Two Gates of Sleep,” Antonio Campos, Brady Corbet, Josh Mond, and Sean Durkin re-teamed to bring “Simon Killer” to life. Corbet stars as Simon, a college graduate who runs off to Paris after ending a long-term relationship. The space is good for Simon at first, but soon the allure of Paris and his goal to start fresh is consumed by his desperation to reconnect...Read Full Story
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