From the January 26, 2018 publication of FF2 Media:
Director Claire McCarthy who earlier this month was named as one of 10 “directors to watch” in Variety Magazine, sat down to talk with me at the Sundance Film Festival just days before the world premiere of her film Ophelia.
Shakespeare is nothing new to McCarthy having had an immediate connection to the renowned author from her early high school days. “There was something about the words of Shakespeare that are sublime and the themes that really kind of struck me…I did study Hamlet quite intimately…so I knew it from the perspective of its faithful original text. Our version is taking the original text and turning it on its head.”
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