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This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Mary Harron

Interviewed by: Hilary Brougher

Mary Harron discusses her 30-plus year career directing film, television, and limited series including American Psycho (2000), Charlie Says (2018), and Alias Grace (2017).

On the Cinematography of Charlie Says

Director Mary Harron describes how she sought to capture the brutality and awkwardness of the Charles Manson murders in her feature film Charlie Says.

On Directing The Notorious Bettie Page

Harron discusses The Notorious Bettie Page and her philosophy regarding the tension between storytelling and being true to life.

On the Guild's Transformation

Harron opens up about her appreciation for the Guild and how she has noticed the organization’s positive transformation over the years into a more representative body.