Writer-director Kitty Green sat down with Solzy at the Movies last week to discuss her new film, The Assistant, from Bleecker Street. The Assistant is currently playing in theaters after screening in the Spotlight program during the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. How thrilled were you to premiere The Assistant at Telluride and then be selected for Sundance? Kitty Green: I’m not sure. Thrilled is a weird word. I knew that Telluride was an interesting place…"Kitty Green talks The Assistant"
The Assistant focuses on the day in the life of one entertainment mogul’s junior assistant but there is more here than meets the eye. Jane (Julia Garner) gets her dream job. She wants to be a movie producer and honestly, there’s no better place to work. Or so she thinks. Jane might be doing everything you’d expect to see someone do in an office. However, things start to grow unsettling early on in the film. …"Sundance 2020: The Assistant"