Interview: Guillermo Arriaga on The Burning Plain

Guillermo Arriaga

Guillermo Arriaga is a Mexican writer and director best known for his work on films such as Amores Perros (2000), 21 Grams (2003), The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005) and Babel (2006).

His latest film is The Burning Plain which stars Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger as two women in different parts of America struggling to deal with their lives.

It also stars Danny PinoJennifer LawrenceJoaquim de AlmeidaJ.D. Pardo, Robin Tunney and Brett Cullen with cinematography by Robert Elswit.

I recently spoke with Guillermo in London about the film and we discussed his distinctive approach to narrative and other aspects of the movie.

Listen to the interview here:

[audio:http://filmdetail.receptionmedia.com/Guillermo_Arriaga_on_The_Burning_Plain.mp3]

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The Burning Plain is out at UK cinemas on Friday 13th March

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> Guillermo Arriaga and The Burning Plain at the IMDb