The "Miseducation of Cameron Post" star had harsh words for "Boy Erased," a rival gay conversion therapy film.
Chloë Grace Moretz stars in the coming-of-age film, adapted from the 2012 novel of the same name.
While the film doesn't revolve around sexuality, through the character of Shirin, Akhavan sheds light on an otherwise underrepresented group of people. "No one believes in bisexuality," Akhavan says.
Immature, self-obsessed and irreverent, Appropriate Behavior is a generation defining work. Writer/Director Desiree Akhavan subtly highlights unique problems of an American youth that finds itself torn between old and new cultures, ideologies and sexualities.
Desiree Akhavan's first feature film, Appropriate Behavior, written and directed by and starring Akhavan, is generating major buzz. Akhavan was kind enough to make time to sit down with me on the day of her premiere at Lincoln Center. It's safe to say I don't think I've ever laughed this much during an interview.
[via Deadline] Dunham posted a photo of Akhavan on Instagram, revealing her character Chandra. "Desi vamping it up on Staten
Obviously, not everyone in Park Slope, Brooklyn has a kid, and not everyone who has a kid in Park Slope thinks that screaming