What Richard Did is one of the most surprising films of TIFF 2012. A rich and complex character study of a “good boy” who loses control of his constructed, measured and moral life for one moment — and that moment changes everything.

I sat down with director Lenny Abrahamson, lead Jack Reynor (Richard) and Lars Mikkelsen (Peter, Richard’s father) to discuss some of the emotions of making such a realistic and deeply interesting film.

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