Karyn Kusama: Why the director of Destroyer embraces stories about angry, female | WBEZ
Skip to main content

Q

Karyn Kusama: Why the director of Destroyer embraces stories about angry, female

Director Karyn Kusama is known for making films about women who are angry, traumatized or haunted by their mistakes. In her latest film, Destroyer, Nicole Kidman stars as a police detective who wears her grief physically. Two years ago, Kidman publicly vowed to work with more female directors and Kusama was one of her first calls. Now, Kusama is dealing with the joys and perils of becoming more well known.

Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.

CLOSE X