April 19, 2021
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ComingSoon.Net Interview: Larry Fessenden on Unique Role in Horror Pic JAKOB’S WIFE

From the CS interview:

CS: I was gonna say, that was one thing I talked about a little bit with Barbara as well was that it was a very different role than what we’re used to seeing you in where you’re more rambunctious of sorts, but in this one, you’re a little more timid. You’re a man of the cloth! What was it like exploring this different personality for you?

LF: Well, I like that, you know, I am interested in philosophy and some sort of thoughtful things of how do you get along in life and how are you a good leader, so there’s some sort of aspects of the character that I related to, maybe not religion, but the idea of having responsibility in a community. Then I just think it’s funny to play an uptight, older white guy [laughs] who’s sort of oppressive to his wife, so I was able to access all of my grumpy attitude. It was fun.

Read Full Interview HERE

March 11, 2021
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The Austin Chronicle takes a look at the pairing of Barbara Crampton & Fessenden in JAKOB’S WIFE

From The Austin Chronicle: Fessenden is in his own second act of sorts. Initially a writer/director, in recent years he has achieved an almost totemic reputation among indie horror directors (there’s an old joke that killing Fessenden in your movie brings you good luck), but he’s also a generous collaborator behind the camera. Stevens said, “Larry, with what he brings as a filmmaker and his understanding of how to keep people’s spirits up, was just insanely helpful.”

Read Article from The Austin Chronicle HERE