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Sean Durkin

Sean Durkin is the writer-director of Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011) and The Nest (2020).

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Train Ride to Hell: A Shocking Encounter in Code Unknown

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Train Ride to Hell: A Shocking Encounter in Code Unknown

The director of Martha Marcy May Marlene and The Nest examines the violence and unexpected humanism in one of Michael Haneke’s most unnerving long takes.

By Sean Durkin

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Stealing the Spotlight: One Scene from Monterey Pop

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Stealing the Spotlight: One Scene from Monterey Pop

With a background in photography, I was initially attracted to the visual elements of cinema. But the first time I worked with great actors, my interest immediately shifted. Now, capturing a performance is all that matters to me; everything else is j…

By Sean Durkin

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