By the time he was 19, filmmaker Harmony Korine had written the screenplay for the critically acclaimed film, Kids. He's since added director to his resume with cult classics, Gummo and Julien Donkey Boy, which he also wrote. Now, nearly a decade after his last feature length film, Korine has returned to the big screen. It's a journey into a world of celebrity impersonators. In, Mister Lonely, Korine populates the screen with characters masquerading as Marilyn Monroe, Charlie Chaplin and Abe Lincoln. But, the central character, played by Diego Luna, takes on the persona of Michael Jackson. Harmony Korine recently spoke with Chicago Public Radio's Allison Cuddy about his own connection to Michael Jackson and is methods of creation. Plus, Gail Kalver talks about society's misconception of artists as misfits, the human condition and giving every art form a chance.
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