Primarily based on a wild, infuriating true story, The Satan Has a Title comes from director/star Edward James Olmos (Selena), and the auteur blends every kind of tones, vibes, and unimaginable actors to inform the muckraking story of a farmer (David Strathairn, Good Night time and Good Luck) who makes a foul cope with a manipulative oil govt (Kate Bosworth, Superman Returns) and finds his almond farm’s water provide getting poisoned. With the assistance of enterprising environmental lawyer Martin Sheen, (The West Wing), can a way of justice be discovered? Or does the satan have his arms too entwined in our capitalistic world?
I used to be fortunate sufficient to talk with Strathairn in a one-on-one Zoom interview as a part of the movie’s press junket. We talked concerning the analysis wanted to play real-life almond farmer Fred Stern, the spontaneous silliness that erupted throughout a wrestling match along with his director/co-star Olmos, the wildness of taking pictures a golf membership assault in a single shot (in a bathrobe), and way more. Oh, additionally, I made him rank the beards of The Satan Has a Title as a result of I’m a bizarre particular person, and I used to be pleasantly shocked on the selflessness of his reply.
Try our full interview with Strathairn on The Satan Has a Title beneath. The movie involves theaters, on demand and digital on October 16th. For extra on Strathairn, right here’s our overview of Nomadland.