With ‘Family,’ Director Laura Steinel Crafts Brazen Female Characters & Examines Her Own Biases Against Juggalos — SXSW

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“I think I wanted to make a movie for women to be able to be rougher characters than they’re usually given opportunities to play,” writer/director Laura Steinel told Deadline yesterday out of SXSW, of her latest directorial effort, Family. “That was my first goal, just to make a character that was a little bit more abrasive and not your typical female character.”
Starring Taylor Schilling, Bryn Vale, Allison Tolman, Eric Edelstein, Jessie Ennis and Blair Beeken, the…