Shakefire.com - Violet & Daisy http://shakefire.com/tags/violet-daisy en Geoffrey Fletcher: The Interview (Violet & Daisy) http://shakefire.com/interview/geoffrey-fletcher-the-interview-violet-daisy <div class="field field-name-field-movie field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/movies/violet-daisy" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Violet &amp; Daisy</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-interview field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/interviews/movie" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Movie</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-picture field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://shakefire.com/sites/default/files/styles/picture/public/interviews/Geoffrey_Fletcher_by_David_Shankbone_0.jpg?itok=zDd1HUQf" width="640" height="296" alt="" /></div></div></div><div class="group_interview_content group-content group-interview-content field-group-div speed-none effect-none"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Shakefire had the opportunity to speak with the Academy Award winning Geoffrey Fletcher about his feature film directoral debut <em>Violet &amp; Daisy</em>, a story of two young assassins who end up bitting off more than they can chew when they starting having a conversation with the person they're supposed to kill.</p> </div></div></div><div class="field-collection-container clearfix"><div class="field field-name-field-conversation field-type-field-collection field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><div class="field-collection-view clearfix view-mode-full"><div class="entity entity-field-collection-item field-collection-item-field-conversation clearfix" about="/field-collection/field-conversation/2390" typeof=""> <div class="content"> <div class="field field-name-field-conversation-author clearfix">SHAKEFIRE (SF):&nbsp;</div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-question field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">How did the project begin?</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-responder clearfix">GEOFFREY FLETCHER (GF):&nbsp;</div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-answer field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">I’ve always loved the crime genre and the coming of age genre and I thought there’d be a lot of possibilities for entertainment and humanity, blending those two genres and following two young women through an underworld.</div></div></div> </div> </div> </div></div><div class="field-item odd"><div class="field-collection-view clearfix view-mode-full"><div class="entity entity-field-collection-item field-collection-item-field-conversation clearfix" about="/field-collection/field-conversation/2391" typeof=""> <div class="content"> <div class="field field-name-field-conversation-author clearfix">SF:&nbsp;</div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-question field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">There’s also a lot of humor involved, too. A very dark kind of humor…</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-responder clearfix">GF:&nbsp;</div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-answer field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Well the story really takes place in the context of a fable even though one foot is squarely tied in reality. Many fables throughout the ages have grim qualities or have elements of violence so in some respects it follows in that tradition.</div></div></div> </div> </div> </div></div><div class="field-item even"><div class="field-collection-view clearfix view-mode-full"><div class="entity entity-field-collection-item field-collection-item-field-conversation clearfix" about="/field-collection/field-conversation/2392" typeof=""> <div class="content"> <div class="field field-name-field-conversation-author clearfix">SF:&nbsp;</div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-question field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">I also noticed that all assassins are named after flowers; Violet, Daisy, Rose, etc. Does that play in to the fables as well?</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-responder clearfix">GF:&nbsp;</div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-answer field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Yeah, I think flowers have a great many meanings in our culture and across cultures. Many of them relate to life, death, love, etc.</div></div></div> </div> </div> </div></div><div class="field-item odd"><div class="field-collection-view clearfix view-mode-full"><div class="entity entity-field-collection-item field-collection-item-field-conversation clearfix" about="/field-collection/field-conversation/2393" typeof=""> <div class="content"> <div class="field field-name-field-conversation-author clearfix">SF:&nbsp;</div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-question field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">This is your directorial debut. How has the process been for you?</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-responder clearfix">GF:&nbsp;</div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-answer field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">It’s been a wonderful experience and journey in itself. It’s something I’ve wanted to do since I was very, very young. I used to make short films with kids from the neighborhood and I would animate old toys.</div></div></div> </div> </div> </div></div><div class="field-item even"><div class="field-collection-view clearfix view-mode-full"><div class="entity entity-field-collection-item field-collection-item-field-conversation clearfix" about="/field-collection/field-conversation/2394" typeof=""> <div class="content"> <div class="field field-name-field-conversation-author clearfix">SF:&nbsp;</div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-question field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">When you were writing the script, had you already made the decision to direct as well?</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-responder clearfix">GF:&nbsp;</div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-answer field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">I had always intended to direct it. I was thrilled to be able to do it with the cast and crew that I had.</div></div></div> </div> </div> </div></div><div class="field-item odd"><div class="field-collection-view clearfix view-mode-full"><div class="entity entity-field-collection-item field-collection-item-field-conversation clearfix" about="/field-collection/field-conversation/2395" typeof=""> <div class="content"> <div class="field field-name-field-conversation-author clearfix">SF:&nbsp;</div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-question field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Did that make writing the script any easier?</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-responder clearfix">GF:&nbsp;</div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-answer field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Sure. As a writer you try to give a rich blueprint for a director and actors to interpret and as writer/director you’re still working on that blueprint but you’re also executing and protecting it when you’re also the director.</div></div></div> </div> </div> </div></div><div class="field-item even"><div class="field-collection-view clearfix view-mode-full"><div class="entity entity-field-collection-item field-collection-item-field-conversation clearfix" about="/field-collection/field-conversation/2396" typeof=""> <div class="content"> <div class="field field-name-field-conversation-author clearfix">SF:&nbsp;</div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-question field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">You also wrote the script for Precious, which is based on a book, while Violet &amp; Daisy is an original work. How do the two writing styles compare for you?</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-responder clearfix">GF:&nbsp;</div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-answer field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">There’s a lot of overlap because you are still creating a great deal. In an adaptation you’re interpreting, editing, creating, expanding, altering, and reimagining elements and with an original script there’s a degree of that as well because you’re adapting a lot of your own sensibilities and passion to a physical form. But I enjoy doing both.</div></div></div> </div> </div> </div></div><div class="field-item odd"><div class="field-collection-view clearfix view-mode-full field-collection-view-final"><div class="entity entity-field-collection-item field-collection-item-field-conversation clearfix" about="/field-collection/field-conversation/2397" typeof=""> <div class="content"> <div class="field field-name-field-conversation-author clearfix">SF:&nbsp;</div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-question field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Were there any instances when writing the script that you felt you shouldn’t include coming from a director’s viewpoint?</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-responder clearfix">GF:&nbsp;</div><div class="field field-name-field-conversation-answer field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">When you’re writing something for yourself to direct, particularly with an independent film, you do have an idea of the scope within what you’re working, however the more important scope is the emotional one. The size of the themes you’re working with is important as well, so much is about friendship, love, and redemption.</div></div></div> </div> </div> </div></div></div></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-is-exclusive field-type-list-boolean field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Exclusive?:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tags/geoffrey-fletcher" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Geoffrey Fletcher</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/tags/violet-daisy" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Violet &amp; Daisy</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-talent field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Talent:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/talents/geoffrey-fletcher" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Geoffrey Fletcher</a></div></div></div> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 16:29:09 +0000 Matt Rodriguez 47625 at http://shakefire.com http://shakefire.com/interview/geoffrey-fletcher-the-interview-violet-daisy#comments Violet & Daisy http://shakefire.com/video/violet-daisy <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Violet &amp; Daisy</p> </div></div></div><div class="title-type">(Trailers Video)</div><div class="field field-name-field-thumbnail field-type-image field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Thumbnail:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://shakefire.com/sites/default/files/videos/custom/violet.png" width="635" height="283" alt="" /></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-is-exclusive field-type-list-boolean field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Exclusive?:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-rating field-type-fivestar field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><div class="clearfix fivestar-average-stars"><div class="fivestar-static-form-item"><div class="form-item form-type-item"> <div class="fivestar-flames"><div class="fivestar-widget-static fivestar-widget-static-vote fivestar-widget-static-5 clearfix"><div class="star star-1 star-odd star-first"><span class="off">0</span></div><div class="star star-2 star-even"><span class="off"></span></div><div class="star star-3 star-odd"><span class="off"></span></div><div class="star star-4 star-even"><span class="off"></span></div><div class="star star-5 star-odd star-last"><span class="off"></span></div></div></div> <div class="description"><div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-"></div></div> </div> </div></div></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tags/violet-daisy" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Violet &amp; Daisy</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/tags/saoirse-ronan" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Saoirse Ronan</a></div><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tags/alexis-bledel" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Alexis Bledel</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-movie field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Movie:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/movies/violet-daisy" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Violet &amp; Daisy</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-talents field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Talent(s):&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/talents/saoirse-ronan" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Saoirse Ronan</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/talents/alexis-bledel" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Alexis Bledel</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-files field-type-file field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Video File(s):&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><span class="file"><img class="file-icon" alt="" title="video/mp4" src="/modules/file/icons/video-x-generic.png" /> <a href="http://shakefire.com/sites/default/files/videos/custom/Violet%20_%20Daisy%20Official%20Trailer%20%231%20%282013%29%20-%20Saoirse%20Ronan%2C%20A.mp4" type="video/mp4; length=6660918">Violet _ Daisy Official Trailer #1 (2013) - Saoirse Ronan, A.mp4</a></span></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-duration field-type-text field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Duration:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">02:03</div></div></div> Wed, 01 May 2013 17:29:18 +0000 Pandora 46665 at http://shakefire.com http://shakefire.com/video/violet-daisy#comments