“Crisis” Director Nick Jarecki on the opioid problem in America, post-COVID film distribution & more | E1177



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Crisis release dates:
Theatrical: February 26th, 2021
VOD: March 5th, 2021

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Show notes:
1:11 Jason intros Nick Jarecki & they discuss the origin of “Crisis”
8:11 Balancing getting an important message across while not preaching to the audience, importance of grey characters
11:28 Roman – Get $15 off your first order of ED treatment, a FREE online visit, and FREE two-day shipping at https://www.getroman.com/twist
12:35 Understanding the evolution of the opioid crisis
20:21 Impact of Fentanyl & bad incentives
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26:45 Doctor shopping, raising awareness, main culprits of the crisis, decriminalization
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40:20 International complicity, future of movie theaters, VOD boom during COVID
48:09 Comparing “Crisis” to other multi-plot films, surging popularity of miniseries
53:50 Tarantino stories, shooting with 35MM cameras, top films from Tarantino, Paul Thomas Anderson & others

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