Titled Woodshock - a colloquial term meant to describe the sensation of becoming lost and disoriented among the trees - the story was born out of a desire to explore their connection to the redwoods.
Before they began writing Woodshock - which they would also go on to direct - the Mulleavys had no background in film.
Michael Costigan, one of the producers of Woodshock, was shocked by the sisters' extensive knowledge of classic Hollywood when he first met them.
Though Woodshock is not "a costume film in the way someone might think we would make," says Laura - Dunst wears simple lace bras and slips throughout the majority of it - the Mulleavys still put immense thought into Theresa's look.
' stars Dunst as a young woman named Theresa who, suffering a profound loss, begins to spiral out of control torn between her emotional state and a super strong canabinoid drug that begins to take hold.
Deep into Woodshock, the new feature film written and directed by Kate and Laura Mulleavy, Theresa (Kirsten Dunst) toys with a delicate crystal vase.
And in this way, Woodshock is exactly what you'd expect to see from the minds behind American fashion house Rodarte.
Here, they discuss Woodshock, politics, periods, and more.
He recently shot "Woodshock
," a long-gestating Kirsten Dunst project directed by fashion designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy, using a variety of media and techniques, including double-exposure and 35 mm film.
Known for their couture-like techniques, this month the L.A.-based sisters are bringing their high-level artistic vision to the big screen with the release of the hypnotizing film Woodshock