Magazine article Variety

Laffs, Thrills for Sundance's 'Maid' Man

Magazine article Variety

Laffs, Thrills for Sundance's 'Maid' Man

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After winning Sundance's World Cinema Grand Jury Prize in 2009 with his sophomore feature "The Maid" (La Nana ). Chile's Sebastian Silva, who's also an aitisi and musician, has proven to be quite a multifaceted taleni, mastering the English language after Just a lew years in Canada and New York, and making his mark with a theatrical thriller and a short form comedy.

"Suva perfectly understands the relevance of content over style, of truth over artifice, "says "The Maid" producer Gregorio Gonzalez. "He delivers his stories with honest and blunt blows, shot after shot, to an audience that can't help but fall for his charac lers and immerse I hemseh es in his narrative."

Silva wrote and directed HBO comedy Web series "The Boring Life of Jacqueline," which debuted this monili, and recently wrapped an yet to be tilled psychological thriller toplining Michael < era, Juno Temple, Kimly Browning and Catalina Sandino Moreno, which Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions snapped up for the U. …

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