Friday, April 15, 2011

Twilight Director Returns with Red Riding Hood

One of the over-riding themes of Red Riding Hood, concedes Hardwicke, is paranoia.

“When Gary Oldman’s character comes into town, it’s kind of like in the US – homeland security makes you paranoid about all of your neighbours, and you must report somebody if you notice anything,” explains Hardwicke.

Should we see parallels in the cloistered, far-away world of Red Riding Hood and what’s happening in modern society?

“I think so, especially when you start to look at your own friends, and wonder about their motives,” says Hardwicke.

“We have the internet, and we don’t know what our husband or wife might be doing in the next room. Do they have a double life, or not?”

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