3 Biographical Movies |
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[on "Petulia"] I had a contract which I said I had final cut, total artistic control. Once we signed that, I don't think anyone really believed it. I think Warner Brothers were rather surprised with what they'd done. They said something like, "Yes, I know we signed it, but we didn't actually mean it." Too late.
He was interviewed at great length by fellow director Steven Soderbergh
for a book, "Getting Away With It", published in 1999. In it he revealed that Sean Connery
had never spoken to him after the box-office failure of Cuba
(1979); that he had lost confidence as a director following the death of his friend Roy Kinnear
, although he did not believe that any negligence had caused it; and also, ...
Frequently has characters in the background making amusing comments about the main action.