Actor Michael C. Hall and director and screenwriter Hal Hartley on this edition of Fresh Air. Michael C. Hall plays David Fisher, the gay brother who co-runs a funeral home on the HBO hit Six Feet Under. The American Film Institute has nominated Hall for Best Male TV Actor-Drama for his role in the series. Hall comes to TV from the stage. Most recently, he was on Broadway as the emcee in Cabaret. Prior to that role, he was in a number of off-Broadway productions. Director and screenwriter Hal Hartley's new film is No Such Thing. It's about a monster and a young woman who finds him. According to the film's production notes, the monster has been in existence since the dawn of time. Nothing can kill him. Along comes Beatrice, a young girl who makes friends with the monster and together they seek out the doctor who can finally end the monster's life. Hartley is an art student turned filmmaker. His work includes Trust, Henry Fool, Flirt, and Amateur. (Broadcast Date: March 26, 2002)
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