‘Shirkers’ Director Sandi Tan To Adapt ‘The Idiot’ Next, Described As ‘Twilight’ Meets ‘Phantom Thread’
You have to imagine that there’s nothing more daunting in the film industry than having your first film be so critically-acclaimed, that now everyone is anxiously awaiting your follow-up film, which they expect to be just as good, if not better.
That’s exactly what director Sandi Tan has to deal with, as her 2018 doc “Shirkers” found itself with no shortage of positive reviews and awards.
Now, with all that added pressure, apparently Tan has decided to tackle a narrative feature, titled “The Idiot.”Based on the autobiographical novel by Elif Batuman, “The Idiot” tells the story of a young girl that falls in love with a classmate and begins to make a series of decisions that earns her the title namesake.Continue reading ‘Shirkers’ Director Sandi Tan To Adapt ‘The Idiot’ Next, Described As ‘Twilight’ Meets ‘Phantom Thread’ at The Playlist.
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