Icon VS. Icon: The Truth About Emanuel – Francesca Gregorini Discusses Her Powerful New Film!

Multi-faceted writer/director Francesca Gregorin has spent the the past several years carving out a diverse body of work, which has been turning the heads of both critics and film fans alike. Her character-driven films are visceral and darkly humorous, stylistically bold, with undertones of the magical and surreal. Her stunningly..

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The Credits: Chatting With Writer/Director Francesca Gregorini About The Truth About Emanuel

Francesca Gregorini’s film Tanner Hall marked the debut of two very talented women—Gregorini herself and her star, Rooney Mara. This coming-of-age drama focused on young women edging towards adulthood at an all-girls boarding school. In her latest film, The Truth About Emanuel, which opens today, Gregorini gives us a portrait..

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Complex: “The Truth About Emanuel” Director Francesca Gregorini Talks Kaya Scodelario & Exorcising Her Personal Demons

Francesca Gregorini’s vision should never be underestimated. The Italian writer-director is responsible for introducing the world to Rooney Mara with her directorial debut Tanner Hall, and now she’s doing the same with Kaya Scodelario, the UK darling who’s making her U.S. debut with The Truth About Emanuel. In limited release..

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Bustle: Director Francesca Gregorini on ‘The Truth About Emanuel’, Rooney Mara, & Jessica Biel

When people talk about director Francesca Gregorini, it’s usually not about her. They bring up her parents (Bond girl Barbara Bach, Beatle Ringo Starr), or the celebrities she’s dated (Portia de Rossi, possibly Amber Heard), or the actors whose careers she’s helped launch (Rooney Mara thanks to 2009’s Tanner Hall,..

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I Am Rogue: Filmmaker Francesca Gregorini Talks ‘The Truth About Emanuel’

After co-directing the 2009 indie hit Tanner Hall with Tatiana von Furstenberg, writer and director Francesca Gregorini makes her solo directorial debut with her new film The Truth About Emanuel, which stars Jessica Biel (The A-Team, Total Recall) and opens in theaters on January 10th. While this is only her..

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Examiner: Filmmaker Francesca Gregorini talks ‘The Truth About Emanuel

Writer/director Francesca Gregorini recently spoke with “Breakthrough Entertainment” and Phoenix Movie Examiner about her new dramatic thriller “The Truth About Emanuel.” In “The Truth About Emanuel,” which opens Friday, Jan. 10, Kaya Scodelario plays a troubled young woman who becomes preoccupied with her mysterious new neighbor (Jessica Biel) who bears..

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After Ellen: Francesca Gregorini on the queerness of “The Truth About Emanuel”

Out director Francesca Gregorini premiered her second film The Truth About Emaneul (then called Emanuel and the Fishes) at Sundance last year, receiving accolades for her writing, directing and performances by stars Kaya Scodelario and Jessica Biel. Now the drama will hit select theaters in the U.S. on January 10,..

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Interview: Francesca Gregorini Talks the Truth About Emanuel

Working to uncover the truths and motivations of the people around you, and how their actions can influence your own life and emotions, is a continuous struggle, particularly with those you just met or barely know. This is certainly the case for both the disassociated title teen character in, and..

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Wages of Film: Francesca Gregorini Talks Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes

On day two of Sundance London 2013 I was fortunate to have an opportunity to sit down and speak with the writer-director of Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes, Francesca Gregorini. Despite Emanuel being Francesca’s second feature film following 2009’s Tanner Hall, it represents her writing and directing solo debut...

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Female First: Francesca Gregorini Exclusive Interview

Francesca Gregorini grabbed everyone’s attention when she made her directorial debut with Tanner Hall and now she is back with her new movie Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes – which was screened at Sundance London over the weekend. We caught up with the director to chat about the new..

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