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Whit Stillman Wrote ‘Disco’ To Warn His Daughters

Interviews by Phil Hoade for The Guardian written on July 10, 2018

Β β€˜I’d written it to warn my daughters of the perils out there, how guys are’ …

The article talks about the making of the film with interesting anecdotes:

The final scene, where we break the realism and everybody on the subway starts dancing to Love Train, was shot in a defunct station attached to a transport museum; we could control a train going in and out. It’s a bunch of New York background actors who you’d normally never see dancing on screen because they don’t look young and cool. It’s great to have all these unlikely looking people cutting loose.