Filmmaker David Lowery tells ‘A Ghost Story’

As soon as Texas based filmmaker David Lowery competed his first big budget studio picture – the outstanding 2016 Disney reimagining of Pete’s Dragon – he immediately wanted to make another movie. Getting back to his independent roots, Lowery launched into production on the austere and borderline experimental A Ghost Story mere days after the massive production on Pete’s Dragon was completed. While the budgets and narrative structures of the two films couldn’t be more different – not to mention that A Ghost Story goes for long patches without uttering a word of dialogue – the films still share a unique visual sensibility and both are moving depictions of loss and grief, making the two films perfect fits into Lowery’s growing filmography.