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Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Bartha, and Camille Mana on “Asuncion”

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Jesse Eisenberg discusses writing and acting in his play “Asuncion,” It also stars Justin Bartha and Camille Mana. It’s a dark comedy about what happens when two young white men who think they are truly open minded take in a new roommate, a young Filipina woman named Asuncion. “Asuncion” is playing at the Cherry Lane Theater through December 18.

Guests:

Justin Bartha, Jesse Eisenberg and Camille Mana
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Comments [5]

Amy from Manhattan

And on Ms. Mana's father's saying he wasn't discriminated against, I wonder if it could be a generational difference in the perception or definition of what constitutes discrimination.

Nov. 29 2011 12:58 PM
TBusch from NJ

Since when is East Brunswick, NJ a small town?

Nov. 29 2011 12:57 PM
Amy from Manhattan

Speaking of making assumptions, is the name "Asuncion" meant as a pun on "assumption"?

Nov. 29 2011 12:55 PM
Dana from Long Island

Late on this, but sex worker / = / sex slave. Sex slaves are recruited and are forced into prositution; sex workers volunteer their services.

Nov. 29 2011 12:50 PM
jade

I've heard Eisenberg being interviewed before and he sounded intelligent, not at all like the twelve year old who's speaking now. Is he on drugs? He sounds like it, no?

Nov. 29 2011 12:46 PM

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