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David Michod on Going Back to His Roots, Working With Netflix; the Appeal of ‘Joker’

David Michod on Going Back to His Roots, Working With Netflix; the Appeal of ‘Joker’

David Michôd, who sits on the jury of the Marrakech Film Festival alongside Tilda Swinton and Andrea Arnold, among others, told Variety that he’s yearning to “go back to his roots” and make another film in Australia.

Michôd, whose latest film “The King,” starring Timothée Chalamet as young Henry V, world premiered at the Venice Film Festival and bowed on Netflix last month, said he was looking forward to making another film taking place in Australia, which already served as a backdrop for his critically-acclaimed feature debut, “Animal Kingdom.”

“I don’t know what my next film will be but I was just thinking this week that I would like it to be an Australian movie. I want to go back to my roots,” said Michôd, who previously directed “War Machine” with Brad Pitt, and “The Rover” with Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson.

Although the common thread among Michôd

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