Breaking Down ‘Demolition’ With Jake Gyllenhaal

‘Demolition’ takes a pretty simple idea of tragedy and has the main character take a totally different and unusual approach to getting over it. Davis Michael’s (Gyllenhaal) wife dies in a car accident and Davis struggles with dealing with the tragedy. Davis sends a complaint letter to a vending machine company, and customer service rep Karen (Watts) reaches out to him. Davis decides that in order to rebuild his life, he needs to destroy his previous one.

Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts discusses Davis’s destructive grieving process in this interview:


Demolition releases this Friday, April 8, 2016.