Chloë Sevigny on ‘Kids,’ ‘The Last Days of Disco,’ and Nuking the ’90s Status Quo

When Chloë Sevigny found herself walking the Oscars red carpet nominated for her work in 1999’s “Boys Don’t Cry,” it was surprising, to say the least.

Her brand of indie film anarchy, which she shared with her sometime boyfriend Harmony Korine, wasn’t really Oscar material.

“I remember like the year before Harmony and I watching and being like, ‘Wouldn’t it be funny if we could like nuke the Oscars and like just wipe away all the status quo?,’” she told IndieWire during a recent interview.Sevigny’s 1990s in film started with her breakout role in Larry Clark’s ever-controversial 1995 “Kids” and ended with her at the Academy Awards, nominated for Best Supporting Actress, playing the girlfriend of Brandon Teena.

It was a journey from the sensational fringes of the avant-garde to the biggest platform imaginable.

“I told my publicist that the minute I’m in People magazine,

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