Rreality is the film that starred Sydney Sweeney, staged a real FBI interrogation of a young American girl. An Air Force veteran and yoga teacher, Nayak paints a picture of the many contradictions of being a young woman in government service.
Sydney SweeneyAcclaimed interpreter of TV series like Excitement And white lotusis the hero of the film realityThanksgiving is scheduled on HBO in the United States and soon in Italy. lucky red, Based on a true story. She plays an American veteran who, after reinventing herself as a yoga teacher, will become the first whistleblower of the Trump era.
premiered internationally at the Berlin Film Festival and is directed by newcomer tina saterthe film reality is a detailed thriller that offers an unfiltered view of one of the most polarizing political events in recent American history. The uniqueness is given by the script’s use of dialogues, which report an actual transcript of the FBI interrogation of the twenty-five-year-old reality winner on June 3, 2017.
the film reality It begins when twenty-five-year-old reality winner (Sydney Sweeney) enters the driveway of her rental home in Augusta (Georgia) on a Saturday afternoon in June 2017 and is greeted by two FBI agents with a search warrant .
Undaunted, Viner takes care of his animals and their perishable goods before leading Agents Garrick (Josh Hamilton) and Taylor (Marchant Davis) to the dingy back room of his house. Packs up, where one-hour inquiries take place. Life in reality begins to slowly collapse, accompanied by conversations that seem cryptic.
As more and more precise details emerge about a young woman’s experience working for the US government, more and more gunmen come to the fore. Thus unfolds a complex picture of an American millennial, yoga teacher and Air Force veteran who is accused of leaking a classified document on Russian interference in the 2016 US elections.
integrity of the transcript
from beginning to end, reality It has become a very unique film and cannot be compared to any other film. Inspired by the true story of the former US intelligence expert and whistleblower reality winner, it is based on the transcript of his FBI interrogation tapes dated June 3, 2017. “As soon as I started reading the document, it immediately seemed like great material for a film,” commented the writer-director. Tina Sutter, who reached the file thanks to a link present in an article. “On the one hand, it was an official FBI document but on the other, it had an extraordinary vitality to convey the reality and the moment that would change his life forever.”
Firstly, the director turned the reality winner’s story into a stage play, is this a room, which debuted in front of a sold-out crowd in New York. He matured only after the idea of writing the screenplay for a feature film, retaining everything in the document including the stammer and cough. “It was an extraordinary document because it detailed how those involved were trying to communicate”.
three characters on stage
There are basically three characters that make the film come alive reality: Reality Winner, Special Agent Garrick and Special Agent Taylor.
Sydney Sweeney She plays Reality, a millennial who manages to stay alert during a stressful interview, communicating powerfully with both body language and words. The actress revealed, “For me, Reality Winners represents the ideal of American youth in 2017 with all its contradictions.” “The first time I read the script of the film, I was mesmerized by how quirky, funny and suspenseful it was. Reality (who I spoke to via Zoom) perfectly sums up all the implications of being a woman, a veteran, and a millennial.
josh hamilton Instead he plays Special Agent Garrick. He said, “I saw the Tina Sutter stage show in 2019 and was stunned by the production.” “The precision and tension on stage was mesmerizing. So, when three years later, I opened the email asking if I’d be interested in being a part of the film, I had no doubt about the answer. Hamilton prepared by studying videos of interrogations and trying to learn every element present, including interjections, pauses and moans, elements that are at first glance harmless but are used as manipulation techniques.
like hamilton, too merchant davisTaylor, having acted as a special agent, was familiar with the stage show. To prepare for the role, he spoke to a retired FBI agent about his experiences of being interrogated and discussed in detail what is and is not allowed under a search warrant.
Reality: Photos from the film