Interview: Writer-Director discusses “Beyond the Lights” movie

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Writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood of “Love & Basketball” brings another love story to the big screen. This time around, she explores the world of a female artist (played by Gugu Mbatha-Raw) struggling to cope with her hypersexualized image and the cop (played by Nate Parker) who saves her when she dives off a balcony.

 
Prince-Bythewood recently discussed her motivation for the movie and her hopes of seeing the reversal of the hypersexualized image of young female artists and its effects on society.
 
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