Sam Levinson, an invigorated director between “Malcolm & Marie”

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In the summer of 2019, writer and director Sam Levinson, then 34, signed one of the TV events of the moment: broadcast by HBO, the first season ofEuphoria, adapted from the Israeli miniseries of the same name, made him the new darling of arthouse television. Provocative, daring, shocking, terribly in tune with the times. The trendy production company A24 Films, which has reigned over independent cinema for several years, is at the helm, rapper Drake is a co-producer, and the screenplay takes on the problems of filmmaking without modesty or pretense. contemporary American youth: sexuality, gender issues, addiction …

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