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Realive Director Mateo Gil on Inspiration & Intellectualism [Interview]

Writer/director Mateo Gil has never shied away from big ideas. Be it as a writer or a writer/director, he tackles life's questions with insight and an understanding that engages audiences without talking down to them.

His latest, a cryogenic drama called Realive (review), tackles the questions that arise when one lives beyond our natural lifespan. That's the case of Marc Jarvis (Tom Hughes), who has himself frozen until medical technology can cure his life-threatening illness.

The movie imagines, rather vividly, the hardship of waking up from years of frozen sleep but beyond that, touches on some of the bigger ideas Gil is well known for: how does ones psyche hand [Continued ...]

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