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We’ve seen female antiheroes most often in positions of conventional power through politics and violence: think Gone Girl, Game of Thrones, or Scandal. In Buffaloed, Wexler makes the female antihero a remorseless small-time debt collector to see just how much trouble she causes.
“I’d prefer the world not to end, wouldn’t you?” asks Elle Fanning’s character, Ginger. “Probably, if I find true love,” Roza replies.
Capernaum brought Labaki historic awards and secured her place as an internationally renowned filmmaker. The film was nominated in the foreign language Oscars category, making Labaki the first female Arab director ever to be nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
FF2 team sisters Amelie and Julia revisited the movie together and had a conversation about its lasting impact.
The actress playing the movie’s protagonist, Neve Campbell, contributed to the story writing herself, collaborating with screenwriter Barbara Turner.