“Judy and Punch” uses Campbell’s Hero’s Journey and subverts it

Australian writer-director Mirrah Foulkes followed Joseph Campbell’s classic hero journey structure for her latest film, Judy and Punch, starring Mia Wasikowska. “That,” she said, “was intentional: leaning on that hero structure and subverting it. Like showing our relationship to violence as entertainment — that’s why there are moments that are really dark and then slapstick. It’s taking an audience on a journey.” To read more about the film click here.

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From Boston Herald on June 4, 2020