Saturday, September 24, 2022

The Next Best Picture Podcast – Interview With “Pleasure” Director/Writer, Ninja Thyberg

By Zoe Rose Bryant 

Pleasure” premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, and within the opening moments, everyone who was watching it knew it was going to be a tough sell. An uncompromising look at the porn industry with many graphic sex scenes, it is a testament to writer and director Ninja Thyberg that the movie works as well as it does. With no judgment being placed on its protagonist (played brilliantly and fearlessly by Sofia Kappel), the film is a psychological character study that showcases both the good and ugly side of a business many have pre-conceived ill notions of. Tune in below to listen to my conversation with Ninja on her daring film, which is finally being released this weekend from NEON. Thank you, and enjoy!

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Zoe Rose Bryant
Zoe Rose Bryant
Writes for AwardsWatch & Loud & Clear Reviews. Omaha based film critic & Awards Season pundit.

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