2 Biographical Movies |
5 Print Biographies |
16 Interviews |
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I've never been accepted as that conventional artist. Whatever you say about David Lynch
or Martin Scorsese
, they are considered major film artists and nobody can argue with that. I've never had that. I've had people say it about me. And I've had people say that I'm a complete hack and, you know, derivative and all those catchphrases that people use for me. So I've always been controversial. ...
In the 1970s, De Palma helped a close friend on a film project. He helped audition and interview actors. When the film was shot, DePalma did some uncredited writing on an opening "scrawl," a device the friend thought of at the last minute to help explain events in the film, so the audience would not be confused. The friend was George Lucas
and the film was Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope