This post contains spoilers for the first season of The OA, by the way.
My god, spoilers.
Director Zal Batmanglij talked to me about those parallels: "What took our breath away back when we started writing this project is how much the intelligence work is now outsourced to private companies."
Marling's latest and most provocative film, The East, takes on nothing less than American consumerism run rampant. It's coming soon to a multiplex near you.
In her upcoming film The East, Ellen Page and co-star Brit Marling supposedly have a kissing scene. That is all you need to know.