Fans of Blue Valentine will understand the emotionally crippling joy of watching a Derek Cianfrance movie.
And The Place Beyond The Pines is set to build on Cianfrance's ability to emotionally devastate as easily as he cinematically captivates.
In this exclusive interview, Cianfrance chats about his career to date, how difficult his new Ryan Gosling/Eva Mendes/Bradley Cooper-starring drama was to make, and what he personally looks for in a movie-going experience.
Watch the interview below and let us know what you think.
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