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‘Truly, Madly, Deeply’ with ‘Model Minority’ Director and ‘ER’ Actor Lily Mariye

Episode Summary

Prolific TV Director (How to Get Away with Murder, Criminal Minds) and Actor (ER) Lily Mariye joins April to discuss the fantasy/romance ‘Truly, Madly, Deeply.’

Episode Notes

This week’s episode is an utter delight. We are joined by director and actor Lily Mariye to discuss Anthony Minghella’s Truly, Madly, Deeply. Both the guest and this movie could be described similarly; delightful, thoughtful, and inspiring. Lily talks about the process of casting and how she gets emotional when an actor perfectly delivers the material. She even gives April a little acting lesson and teaches her not to luxuriate in her emotions, but rather move between them and let them crash into one another. Lily elaborates on her directing strategy of taking ideas from anyone on set, even the craft services person. And lastly, she explains the deeper meaning of why she always wears lipstick when directing.

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With April Wolfe and Lily Mariye.