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The View From Home

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    Aneesh Chaganty Is Living in His Parents’ House, Contemplating Searching 2He’s not writing or directing the sequel anymore. Instead, he’s focusing on a new heist movie and pitching a new TV show, too.
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    The Best Movies to Watch in Quarantine, According to Famous DirectorsWant to disappear into a movie? We asked Luca Guadagnino, Claire Denis, Michael Mann, David Lynch, and more to recommend some escapist films.
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    Michael Mann Is Talking to Directors, Wondering When They Can Go Back to WorkIn March, the director left Japan mid-shoot. Now stuck at home in L.A., he’s reconnecting with Hollywood: “I know what Daniel Day Lewis is doing.”
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    Claire Denis Is Making Her Own Hummus and Working on a New ScriptIn quarantine in Paris, the director is thinking about delayed projects with The Weeknd, Robert Pattinson, and Margaret Qualley, and cooking. A lot.
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    Force Majeure Director Wonders Whether the Media Is the ProblemIn Sweden, Ruben Östlund is using public transportation and considering how the life he experiences off-line contrasts with the digital world.
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    A French Director Fears Parisians Aren’t Taking the Coronavirus SeriouslyAs Revenge filmmaker Coralie Fargeat ponders a second wave of infections in her city, she turns to the Jumanji movie franchise for solace.
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    The Mexican Filmmaker Writing a Movie About the End of the WorldTigers Are Not Afraid director Issa López lived through swine-flu isolation in Mexico City. A decade later, she’s spending her quarantine wisely.
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    In Quarantine, Timur Bekmambetov Is Busy Making MoviesIn Lockdown in Russia, the filmmaker behind Searching and Unfriended is convinced screen-centric storytelling can save his industry.
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    David Lynch Is Making Tiny Lamps in QuarantineThe Los Angeles-based filmmaker is also doing a lot of meditating — to open up “the tube through which ideas flow.”
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    A Polish Director Worries About Populist Politicians in QuarantineThe Other Lamb’s Małgorzata Szumowska wonders if she’ll make a comedy when the dark times pass.
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    Icelandic Director Baltasar Kormákur Spends Quarantine Thinking About VolcanoesThe Everest filmmaker sees the coronavirus as another force of planet Earth: “It’s intelligent. That’s the scariest thing. It has a way of surviving.”
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    Iranian Filmmaker Mehrdad Oskouei Awaits a Prison Sentence in QuarantineThe documentarian has been sentenced to a year in prison. He wonders if he were there now, amid the coronavirus, how would he spend his time?
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    New Zealand’s Ant Timpson Is Watching the World End From the Ends of the EarthLife isn’t a beach for the maker of the Elijah Wood thriller Come to Daddy, who wonders what will be left of the indie film world, post-pandemic.
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    Brazil’s Kleber Mendonça Filho Is Escaping From Dystopia Into Older FilmsThe Bacurau filmmaker understands why people see our current crisis in his latest movie, but personally, he’d prefer to be watching Lubitsch.
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    For Edgar Wright, Every Day Is a Zombie Fantasy NowThe writer of two apocalyptic comedies explains what life in quarantine is like in London.
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    What Luca Guadagnino Is Reading, Watching, and Thinking About in LockdownThe Milan-based director of Call Me by Your Name is still working, but he goes outside only to retrieve his newspapers.