Vivien Mepham on Mad Max

Title:
Vivien Mepham on Mad Max
NFSA ID:
1537105
Year:
2018
Category:
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Make-up artist Vivien Mepham interviewed by Lorna Lesley.

In this clip Vivien talks about doing make-up on the original Mad Max (George Miller, 1979).

She talks about working in rough and ready circumstances, the actors taking Method techniques to extremes, and their collaboration creating a type of 'Aussie punk'.  

Vivien’s other film credits as make-up artist include The Thin Red Line (Terrence Malick, US, 1998), Birthday Girl (Jez Butterworth, UK-US, 2001) and Darkness Falls (Jonathan Liebesman, US-Australia, 2003).

Interviewer:
Lorna Lesley