Father-daughter duo Ethan and Maya Hawke have officially teamed up, bringing audiences a unique biopic entitled Wildcat. The feature centers on prolific writer Flannery O’Connor as she struggles with self-doubt and finding her footing as an up-and-coming writer who would later become beloved by many. The film premiered at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, where the Hawkes stopped by the Collider TIFF media studio at MARBL to discuss it. During the conversation, Ethan offered insight into how he chose Wildcat‘s narrative structure.
During TIFF 2023, ‘Wildcat’ director Ethan Hawke explained why he chose a non-linear structure for the biopic’s narrative.