Interview with Heir director Richard Powell
There is much I want to discuss with the making of this film, but let’s start with its central idea: child abuse. Why tackle this subject?
I prefer writing damaged, complex leads and I don’t think you can tackle a more a damaged or complex lead than this. The “protagonist” in HEIR would be the “antagonist” in any other film but protagonist and antagonist are simple terms that don’t really apply to the characters in HEIR, the notion of hero and villain don’t really apply. HEIR is very much about the grey area between good and evil and asks what is it that compels us to do the things we do and to what degree are we responsible for those actions. This subject matter is fertile soil for that conversation.
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