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Director Tim Mielants speaks with Variety chief film critic Peter Debruge on his new film “Patrick” and its use of nudity at the Variety Critics Corner presented by HBO Europe.

“I think all the actors felt that it wasn’t about nudity, that we were trying to tell another story. Actually, we all considered it a costume drama and costume dramas are never interesting because of the costumes. It’s a story about what it is.”

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