Elizabeth Olsen promotes ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’ in town

Director Sean Durkin, right, and actress Elizabeth Olsen at the Liberty Hotel promoting “Martha Marcy May Marlene.’’ Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff

Actress Elizabeth Olsen (Mary-Kate and Ashley‘s sister) has been in town for the past few days to promote her new movie, “Martha Marcy May Marlene,“ in which she stars as a woman who escapes a cult. Olsen and her director, Sean Durkin, screened the film on Sunday night at the Coolidge Corner Theatre with their co-producer, Andrew Corkin, who happens to be from the Back Bay. Today, Olsen and Durkin did interviews at the Liberty Hotel.

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