COLUMBUS is a beautiful film, directed by Written and Directed by Kogonada.
We will have a review of COLUMBUS very soon, but to introduce this great work of art, we share an interview that has been done with the director.
When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin (John Cho) finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana – a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Jin strikes up a friendship with Casey (Haley Lu Richardson), a young architecture enthusiast who works at the local library. As their intimacy develops, Jin and Casey explore both the town and their conflicted emotions: Jin’s estranged relationship with his father, and Casey’s reluctance to leave Columbus and her mother.
With its naturalistic rhythms and empathy for the complexities of families, debut director Kogonada’s COLUMBUS unfolds as a gently drifting, deeply absorbing conversation. With strong supporting turns from Parker Posey, Rory Culkin, and Michelle Forbes, COLUMBUS is also a showcase for its director’s striking eye for the way physical space can affect emotions.
Written and Directed by
ANDREW MIANO p.g.a.
AARON BOYD p.g.a.
DANIELLE RENFREW BEHRENS
CHRIS WEITZ p.g.a.
GIULIA CARUSO p.g.a.
KI JIN KIM p.g.a.
RUTH ANN HARNISCH
MAX A. BUTLER
Associate Producers JOHN BOCCARDO ROBERT A. COMPTON JOSHUA A. H. HARRIS JEFF RODMAN