Arts - 11 Giugno “The Disappearance of My Mother”: Barrese’s Conflicted Portrait of a Matriarch "Yes, as for the casting, I’m very fascinated by this moment. It’s when a person is the most vulnerable. I mean, there’s nothing – it’s just a wall, the person in front of it and a camera. It was the purest way in which I could investigate the feeling that my mom must have felt when she was a young girl in New York. I think it’s so soul destroying to go through a casting. I love this dynamic of power, but there is a way that you can learn to use that power differently".