A Process of Subtraction: Sean Durkin on His Disquieting Family Drama, The Nest

A man in a quiet suburban home makes a phone call.

He stands by the window and holds the phone to his ear.

The light on his face, the reflections from the window….

It’s morning.

No one else is up.

This seemingly innocuous moment could lead to any number of things, but, in Sean Durkin’s The Nest, an early-dawn overseas call prompts a life-changing shift for Rory, played to the hilt by a frightfully self-possessed and seemingly effortless Jude Law, his wife Allison (a remarkably calculated Carrie Coon), and their two children, the adolescent Sam and prepubescent Benjamin, (Oona Roche […]The post A Process of Subtraction: Sean Durkin on His Disquieting Family Drama, The Nest first appeared on Filmmaker Magazine.

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