THE SUNDAY TIMES

There is an interview with Korine for The Sunday Times here. In a recent interview with Asia Argento, which can read in full here, there is a brief mention of Korine, with Argento saying, “I try not to read the reviews, but I can’t help it. My friend Harmony made fun of me, saying, ‘You’re still reading that stuff? You’re still getting hurt? You have to build your muscles.’”

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UNTIL THE LIGHT TAKES US

The unreleased film Until The Light Takes Us, a documentary on Norway’s black metal scene, has seen the involvement of Korine. His role in the project is not known to us at this time. “My Way or Norway”, an article from the San Francisco Chronicle in 2002, talks to creators Audrey Ewell and Aaron Aites and tells more of the project.

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NO MORE WORKHORSE BLUES

Korine has directed a video for the Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy song No More Workhorse Blues from the album Greatest Palace Music. The “Mrs. Cottonball” photos, which were added on the site several months ago, are from the new video, which should be available soon.

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LAST DAYS

Korine is set to appear in Gus Van Sant’s Last Days, scheduled for a release in early 2005. Currently in post-production, the film stars Michael Pitt as a musician whose life and career is reminiscent of Kurt Cobain’s. Asia Argento, Lukas Haas and Kim Gordon are also in the film, which finished shooting in New York recently. Last Days, like Elephant before it, is being produced by HBO and Danny Wolf. The film will also use cameraman Harris Savides again.

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SATAN’S LEE

The Belgian director Alain Berliner has signed on to direct Satan’s Lee, from a screenplay by Avi Korine, brother of Harmony. Reported in Variety several weeks ago, the story is of “two young brothers who fight violently for the love of their parents following a tragedy in the family.”

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