David Lowery on A Ghost Story | Picturehouse Podcast

August 14, 2017

Filmmaker David Lowery pops by to talk about his new film A Ghost Story. In cinemas now. 

Director: David Lowery. Starring: Casey Affleck. Rooney Mara. USA 2017. 92 mins. 

The latest film from acclaimed director David Lowery (Ain’t Them Bodies SaintsPete’s Dragon) is a singular exploration of legacy, loss, and the essential human longing for meaning and connection. A white-sheeted ghost (Affleck) returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife (Mara), only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away. Increasingly unmoored, the ghost embarks on a cosmic journey through memory and history, confronting life’s ineffable questions and the enormity of existence. An audacious, unforgettable meditation on the passage of time, A Ghost Story emerges ecstatic and surreal – a wholly unique experience that lingers long after the credits roll. 

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