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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Bug

Fortnight 2006, Feature film, 1h41

Synopsis

A lonely waitress with a tragic past, Agnes rooms in a run-down motel, living in fear of her abusive, recently paroled ex-husband. But when Agnes begins a tentative romance with Peter, an eccentric, nervous drifter, she starts to feel hopeful again until the first bugs arrive.

Director

William Friedkin

William Friedkin remains best known for The Exorcist (1973), one of the most frightening movies ever made. His other major films include The French Connection (1971), Sorcerer (1977), The Brinks Job (1979), Cruising (1981), To Live and Die in L.A. (1985) and Blue Chips (1994). He made his debut in opera production with Wozzek, which was highly acclaimed in Florence in 1998 and in Los Angeles in 2002, Ariane au Naxos at the L.A. Opera in 2004, Samson and Delilah in Israel and Aïda in Italy, both in 2005. Bug will be released in autumn 2006.

Ashley Judd
Brian F. O’Bryne
Harry Connick Jr
Lynn Collins
Michael Shannon

Screenplay
adapté de “Bug” de Tracy Letts

Image
Michael Grady

Sound
Steve Boeddeker

Editing
Darrin Navarro

Music
Brian Tyler

Set decoration
Franco Carbone

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