Her Smell

Alex Ross Perry, USA 2018, 136’
Golden Exits Paul Schrader: Man in a Room

Unpredictable, filthy, angry – this is Elisabeth Moss in the film by AFF favorite, Alex Ross Perry. As Becky Something, she fronts a popular punk band at the crossroads of a glittering crisis.

‘Her Smell’ Elisabeth Moss gives a go-for-broke performance in Alex Ross Perry's indie-rock psychodrama, but the film is at once absorbing and indulgent. (Variety)

Magdalena Maksimiuk

Alex Ross Perry

Born in 1984 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, Alex Ross Perry is a film director, screenwriter, and actor. He is a graduate of the film faculty at New York University. After graduation, he worked for two years at a video rental company in the East Village, where he met many of his later collaborators, including cinematographer Sean Price Williams. In 2009, he directed Impolex, his full-length debut, inspired by Thomas Pynchon's iconic Gravity's Rainbow. His later films screened at the world's leading festivals, such as Sundance, Berlinale, and Locarno IFF. In addition to films, he also regularly directs music videos.

Selected filmography

2009 Impolex

2011 Paleta barw / The Color Wheel

2014 Do ciebie, Philipie / Listen Up Philip

2015 Królowa Ziemi / Queen of Earth

2017 Złote wyjście / Golden Exits

2018 Her Smell

2020 Paul Schrader: Man in a Room (short doc.)

Cast & Crew

director Alex Ross Perry
screenplay Alex Ross Perry
cinematography Sean Price Williams
editing Robert Greene
music Keegan DeWitt
cast Elisabeth Moss, Cara Delavigne, Dan Stevens, Agyness Deyn, Ashley Benson, Eric Stoltz
producer Elisabeth Moss, Matthew Perniciaro, Adam Piotrowicz, Michael Sherman
production Bow and Arrow Entertainment
sales Alex Ross Perry
language English
coloration colour
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