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[on what he has learned working on different types of films] Sometimes you love what you did but other people hate it, or vice versa. That's a conflict I have, not only with myself but with the audience: That the role you have as a filmmaker is [in part] communicating with an audience, trying to sell them on something that you're passionate about. I'm not a sort of psychiatrist or real commercial...
Cites John Boorman
(1972) as one of his all-time favorite movies, which he saw for the first time when he was just 10 years old. Curiously enough, Bill McKinney
, who had played the squeal-like-a-pig mountain man in that movie, played Jamie Bell
's genial grandfather in Green's Undertow
(2004) - 32 years later.
Use of retro studio logos (if possible) and retro-style opening credits