Canadian film maker Mary Harron faced a fury of anti-violence outrage and feminist protest when she made 'American Psycho'. In this clip, Mary defends her feminist ideals, and explains why she felt she had the right to remake Bret Easton Ellis' satirical (and gruesome) novel.
Mary's on the program tonight, along with actor Josh Lucas.
In this clip, Mary talks about...
Why she feels she had the right to make 'American Psycho'
When we were writing it .. the script was written with Guinevere Turner, who'd written this pioneering lesbian romantic comedy, Go Fish, and I had made I Shot Andy Warhol - and we thought - well we have the right to do this - we dare anyone to come tell us that we're misogynists. So we actually were probably the only people who would be able to approach that with confidence, because I think we saw what Brett had done was a satire of misogyny - and a critique, and a crazy, dark, dark comedy.