Emilia Jones

Interview: Director Susanna Fogel on casting Cat Person and toying with audience expectation

When Margot, a college sophomore, goes on a date with the older Robert, she finds that IRL Robert doesn’t live up to the Robert she has been flirting with over texts.  Directed by Susanna Fogel (TV’s The Flight Attendant, The Spy Who Dumped Me), adapted by Michelle Ashford from the acclaimed New Yorker short story…

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Cat Person is an uneven, personality-confused thriller spearheaded by a committed Emilia Jones and Nicholas Braun: Sundance Film Festival Review

It goes without saying that the topical interest in Kristen Roupenian’s 2017 short story “Cat Person”, which ran in The New Yorker, before going viral online, is ripe for a filmmaker to adapt and expand.  Unfortunately, director Susanna Fogel can’t quite secure a grip on proceedings, clumsily handling the film’s tone and undermining its central…

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