“In a Strange Way, the Film Feels Absolutely New to Me”: Director Tom Dicillo on the Release of the Director’s Cut of His 2006 Feature, Delirious

Set in and around New York’s meatpacking district in the mid-aughts, Tom Dicillo‘s 2006 drama/comedy Delirious is a film about mercenary paparazzi, venal agents and managers, and the commercial manufacture of fame.

That said, the picture, available now on Blu-ray and digital platforms in an official directors cut 15 years after its release, is surprisingly sweet.

Set well before Instagram and TikTok created new categories of celebrity, Delirious depicts a world where genuine human emotion can co-exist amidst planted Page Six items and staged photo calls.

In a rich performance snapping from broad comedy to lacerating self-pity Steve Buscemi plays Les […]The post “In a Strange Way, the Film Feels Absolutely New to Me”: Director Tom Dicillo on the Release of the Director’s Cut of His 2006 Feature, Delirious first appeared on Filmmaker Magazine.

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