Arts Express: Actress Minnie Driver Talks Hunky Dory


Philip Roth Unmasked: Italian filmmaker Livia Manera delves into a mix of revealing and also controversial topics related to the eminent writer’s body of work, including Portnoy’s Complaint. And in a candid face-to-face with Roth and his many public and private faces, including assorted obsessions on and off the page. Related to mortality, sex and love; the mysterious sources of literary inspiration; and the persistent clash between American feminists taking issue with Roth’s depiction of women in his novels, versus the admiration of his European female readers.

Hunky Dory: Minnie Driver in a conversation about her new movie, a lyrically and emotionally intense coming of age tale. Touching on the Oscar nominated [Good Will Hunting] actress’ role as a high school teacher, struggling against the educational establishment in a search for the liberating musical self-expression of her students.

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Prairie Miller is a New York multimedia journalist online, in print and radio, who reviews movies and conducts in-depth interviews. She can also be heard on WBAI/Pacifica National Radio Network’s Arts Express.