Filmmkaer Mark Pellington talks about this new The Last Word that stars Shirley MacLaine, Amanda Seyfried, AnnJewel Lee Dixon, Thomas Sadoski & Philip Baker Hall. This is a coming-of age film of a octogenerian played by MacLaine.
We sat down to speak with Pellington about the making of The Last Word, working with MacLaine & Amanda Seyfried and The Kinks, whose music plays a key role in the film. We also spoke about his creative process and his work with iconic music bands and singers like Pearl Jam (Jeremy), U2 (Achtung Baby), Leonard Cohen, Bruce Springsteen, INXS, Michael Jackson and others. Pellington started his career at MTV in the 1980s.
Pellington’s repertoire of feature films include Going All The Way, Arlington Road, The Mothman Prophecies, Henry Poole Is Here and I Melt With You.
The Last Word releases in the San Francisco March 10, 2017.
You can watch our weekly TV show in the US. Here is a list of TV stations in the US that broadcast our show. You can subscribe to our YouTube channel and podcast where every week we feature new interviews.