Interviews and clips

  • 12.01.2021

    Newyorker.com

    “One could even say that they aren’t really prison films, according to the traditional mechanics of the genre. There’s no rape, no evil warden, no solitary-confinement montage. Prison is the village where they live.” THE NEW...
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  • 11.01.2021

    Newyorker.com

    “The performances are exceptionally strong, both by the free-to-leave professional actors (especially Jeffrey Wright, who plays Louis, the “O.G.” of the title, an older inmate on the verge of release) and by the incarcerated neophytes.”...
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  • 28.01.2020

    Nytimes.com

    “Jeffrey Wright gives a rich, imposing performance as the former “mayor” of Pendleton Correctional Facility.” THE NEW YORK TIMES / Ben Kenigsberg
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  • 27.01.2020

    Screendaily.com

    “Jeffrey Wright is impressively, intensely insular as a convict staring down the possibility of freedom in O.G.”  SCREEN DAILY / Tim Grierson
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  • 26.01.2020

    Boxofficepro.com

    “Director/producer Madeleine Sackler coaxes perfect performances throughout, delivers authentic locations, and shows attention to the tiniest details” FILM JOURNAL / Doris Toumarkine
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  • 23.01.2020

    Sfchronicle.com

    “The film’s slow-burn storytelling is uncluttered by exposition and introductions of minor players. This allows an A-plus character study, matched with an actor who is more than up for the challenge” SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE / Peter Hartlaub
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  • 22.01.2020

    Thesource.com

    “Wright gives another thrilling performance that further solidifies his reputation as one of the most prominent actors on the scene.” THE SOURCE / Rashad Grove
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  • 21.01.2020

    Kcrw.com

    “Madeleine wanted to make a movie that basically asks, ‘is incarceration the best way to deal with people who commit crimes?'” KCRW / Matt Holzman
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  • 20.01.2020

    Pastemagazine.com

    “This thing’s just beautiful. I don’t know what else to call it.”  PASTE MAGAZINE / Amy Glynn
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