Julie Delpy: So you have to manage, you have to be diplomatic, and at the same time, really strong.
Dean Young: I know. I was pre-med.
Delpy: Like, you get punched in the face 20 times a day and you have to keep it together.
Young: That line refers to the casual, daily cruelties that people enact upon one another.
Delpy: They would throw me on motorcycles and have me have accidents, hide me in a hotel room in the suburbs pretending that I was shooting to get the insurance money, then make me shoot with a damaged leg.
Young: I think of it as a provocation and a sequence of enthusiasms.
Delpy: It was just an idea at the time.
Young: I tried to make it into a readable gallop.
Delpy: But then the second one, we got together and thought of the story and then we wrote.
Young: But after that they all kind of blend together.
Delpy: Not much changed, you know?
Young: That’s a great question.
Delpy: It’s the opposite.
Young: I don’t know if there is such a thing.
Delpy: Everyone hated the director, the film didn't work out, blah blah blah. If feels very safe. It needs to be a little edgier.
Young: The language is very simple. It’s all context.
Delpy: The minute you’re confused, you lose everybody.
Young: And that’s what I want to do.