AFTER THE FALL is the new Wes Bentley film directed by Saar Klein. We talk to Klein about the film (which is being released on VOD as well as theatrically), and also his history working as an editor for Cameron Crowe and Terence Malick. The lessons of filmmaking with freedom that he gleaned from Malick, as well as the political and social implications of AFTER THE FALL are all explored in this uncensored Media Mayhem, hosted by Allison Hope Weiner.
Oscar-nominated editor Saar Klein (Almost Famous, The Line Red Line) makes his directorial debut with the film AFTER THE FALL which stars Wes Bentley, Jason Isaacs, Vinessa Shaw, Haley Bennett.
Media Mayhem Full Episodes Playlist:
Media Mayhem Short Clips Playlist:
00:01 Welcome to Media Mayhem.
00:05 Introducing Saar Klein, editor and director of After The Fall.
00:35 Inspiration for After The Fall.
02:10 Character development of a married couple, written by an unmarried man.
04:35 The gray area of morality.
10:45 Writing compelling character relationships.
15:00 Does the movie include a commentary on the wealth gap?
17:25 Cinematography and the meaning it gives to the film.
20:20 The role Klein’s history as an editor played in the creative process as a director.
25:00 Finding great locations to shoot at in New Mexico.
31:10 Would Klein work with the same crew again in the future?
32:25 The editing process as a chance to re-write the story.
35:25 Klein’s past as an editor and future as a director.
38:00 Thank you and goodbye.