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Conversation around Richard Brody's argument that Aronofsky is quite wrong concerning what his movie is about, at the New Yorker Movie Facebook Club

Richard Brody shared a link.Moderator · September 21 at 12:18am Mother! has inspired a surprisingly divergent range of responses regarding the simplest questions of all—what it's about—and the most surprising of those responses are from Darren Aronofsky and Jennifer Lawrence themselves. I tried earlier today to get at why the interpretive variety strikes me as odd, why the director's and star's views strike me as odder, and where, in general, filmmakers' ideas about the meaning of their work fits into the movie-viewing experience: https://www.newyorker.com/…/darren-aronofsky-says-mother-is…