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Walter L. Hill II | Thomas Lee
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I very purposely -- more and more so every time I do a script -- give characters no back story. The way you find out about these characters is by watching what they do, the way they react to stress, the way they react to situations and confrontations. In that way, character is revealed through drama rather than being explained through dialogue.
He once said in an interview that he considers all of his films as a director westerns. If you look closely, you can see western touches, such as revolvers, Winchester rifles and cowboy hats in all of his work.
Several of Hill's films have a bar called "Torchy's." In several of his films, characters utter a variation on Cody's (Streets of Fire) and The Driver's exhortation to "Go home!"