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Podcast Episode: Unsane

I co-host a podcast that highlights movies myself and my partner believe to be forgotten by audiences. There are a variety of ways for a movie to fall out of the regular movie conversation amongst friends and families. Some films may not be that popular to a general audience. A film might be very good, but opened the same weekend as a monster Marvel movie and thus was kicked tenth side and ignored. And other times a movie will come out and then disappear before ever capturing an audience. That was a genesis of Forgotten Cinema.

Claire Foy, from the movie Unsane, looking through a window.

This week we talked the Steven Soderbergh film, Unsane. Here's the brief synopsis from

A young woman (Claire Foy) is involuntarily committed to a mental institution, where she is confronted by her greatest fear - but is it real or a product of her delusion?

We go over a variety of topics in this episode, including the fact that this film was primarily shot on an iPhone 7 Plus. When I first saw this film upon its release a few years ago, I made a comment to someone or maybe even on twitter that I had no excuse when it came to shooting movies. If an award winning, world renowned director can shoot a film in 10 days on his phone, then why have I not done this?

For aspiring filmmakers and storytellers, check out this Forgotten Cinema episode and be inspired.

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