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A promotional photo for 'Spring Breakers' (2012). Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine, and Vanessa Hudgens all pose in their colorful bikinis.

Spring Breakers

We have another fantastic director calling in, all the way from Australia. This week we’ve got Babyteeth director Shannon Murphy on to discuss Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers. Shannon talks about the use of music in Korine’s film and how she used music when directing Killing Eve. She discusses motivating her actors to take interesting risks in their performances. She also chats about casting Ben Mendelsohn against type. And she reveals how she obsessively stalked a band until they gave her the rights to their song.

You can watch Babyteeth on VOD June 19th.

If you haven’t seen Spring Breakers…check it out!

AND, if you want to check out April’s Staff Pick – watch Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here

With April Wolfe and Shannon Murphy

In this episode...


  • Shannon Murphy

About the show

Switchblade Sisters is a podcast providing deep cuts on genre flicks from a female perspective. Every week, screenwriter and former film critic April Wolfe sits down with a phenomenal female film-maker to slice-and-dice a classic genre movie – horror, exploitation, sci-fi and many others! Along the way, they cover craft, the state of the industry, how films get made, and more. Mothers, lock up your sons, the Switchblade Sisters are coming!

Follow @SwitchbladePod on Twitter and join the Switchblade Sisters Facebook group. Email them at switchbladesisters@maximumfun.org.


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