Danny Boyle: Trance

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Film_Independent-LACMA.jpgWARNING: Contains spoilers! We've got another bonus episode for you this week with Academy Award-winning director Danny Boyle, whose latest film is Trance, starring Vincent Cassel, James McAvoy and Rosario Dawson. McAvoy plays an art auctioneer who gets caught in the middle of a heist gone wrong, leaving him unconscious. In order to help retrieve his memory of the crime, he seeks out a hypnotherapist, played by Dawson. Boyle shot the film during a sabatical from the two-year job of producing the opening ceremonies for the London Olympics. Danny Boyle joined Elvis in front of a live audience following a screening of Trance. Thanks to Film Independent at LACMA film series, which Elvis curates, for letting us record the interview.


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Jenny Radelet