An innovative, cinematic exploration of acting as a form of survival, through the life and work of Jack Garfein: Holocaust survivor, Actors Studio co-founder, controversial stage and screen director. A journey of an enigmatic, censored artist, “The Wild One” explores the importance of his legacy and questions how art can draw on personal memory to better enlighten our present.
Tessa Louisse-Salomé, Chantal Perrin / Petite Maison Production
festivals and awards:
2022 – Tribeca IFF: Award Best Cinematography, 2022 – Festival 2 Valenciennes: Jury Prize, 2022 – Cork IFF, 2022 – Denver FF, 2022 – American Film Festival, Wroclaw
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