What do you say to a little girl, who you… what do you say?
Maybe you just tell her who you are now, Kerwin. Who you’ve become.
Co-executive producer Victoria Morrow: In the first season [of Rectify] you had six days, so it was kind of like the first five minutes after a big earthquake. Daniel’s out and everybody’s just kind of reeling and, “What the fuck just happened?” And you see all these people just responding to the fact that he’s suddenly a person in the town. He’s not somebody who they can dismiss anymore because he’s not away behind walls.
And the second season it’s like, well, how’s he going to live in this town? And how’s he going to make a life or not make a life? How’s he going to make the decision of whether to live or not? Right? Because how much did he give up living when he was inside, and what does it mean to live? Does it mean he’s going to make connections with people in the town? Does it mean he’s going to wall himself up in the basement? Your character’s out in the world now. It’s not just like, “The neighbor’s going to see me!” It’s like, “I guess I’m going to talk to the neighbor because the branch of his tree just fell, and I guess I’m going to walk over there, and I guess I’m going to try to help him. And let’s see if I’m the pariah of the town and he, y’know, sets me aflame, or….”
Read Sundance’s full interview with Murrow and writers Scott Teems and Kate Powers here.
You made me feel, Tawney.
Really feel, you know?
For the first time in a long time.