Todd Solondz on his ‘Life During Wartime’

Todd Solondz is getting prepared to showcase his brutal film.

Happiness-07The films are known for their unforgiving humor and amoral world. But it is from this we see glimpses of greatness in his work.

His new film is a sequel to his unforgettable Happiness. The film will have many of the returning characters from his earlier film. It will also include some characters from his earlier films.

Todd Solondz is calling it a post traumatic stress disorder kind of movie. Initially there were rumors that the film will be called Forgiveness. His unrelenting experiences are one of the distinct natures of his film. They seem to live in a different place altogether. There were also questions asked on why he wanted to revisit these characters. “I didn’t ever think I would go back to these characters. They certainly haven’t haunted me,” Solondz told the reporters yesterday explaining his tactics. “Once I started to write, I wanted to feel free to play with the characters anyway I wanted. … If I wanted to make a white character black. Some characters age 20 years, some five.

The film Life During Wartime will be screened in the Venice Film Festival.

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John has a keen sense of what ticks in the world of film. He can also be seen in three distinct short film titled Woken Shell, The Tea Shop in the Moon and The Waiting. Cinema has been the basic diet he has been on for the last 10 years. His personality can be judged by the choices of his films.


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