Ethan Hawke has just directed his second feature film entitled The Hottest State. Based on his book of the same name, the film revolves around an aspiring actor who has his heart broken by a woman he takes to Mexico for a shoot.

We recently got a chance to sit down with director/writer/actor Ethan Hawke, to talk about his new indie film. Click below to take a look.

The Hottest State opens in LA and NYC this week, with a wider release later.