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If we were filmmakers, we'd come up with an idea that required a lot of research in fancy hotels or spas. But not writer/director Zal Batmanglij and writer/star Brit Marling! They spent two months practising "freeganism" and living out of dumpsters for this political thriller, which also stars Alexander Skarsgard and Ellen Page. We asked the crew about the film's political themes, what they did on set, and how to do well on Twitter...


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