“It’s More Relevant Than It Should Be”: Green Room Director Jeremy Saulnier on His Skinhead Horror Bloodbath in Backwater Oregon

Director Jeremy Saulnier wasn’t trying to reflect today’s political climate when he set out to make Green Room-it just kind of happened. The gruesome horror thriller-in which a down-and-out punk band plays a Nazi skinhead venue in backwoods Oregon and finds themselves fighting for their lives-opened last year at Cannes. Since then, much has happened to breathe relevancy into a throwback punks vs. skins narrative. Namely: Donald Trump and his legion of racist supporters.

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