3 Biographical Movies |
2 Print Biographies |
1 Interview |
1 Article |
1 Pictorial |
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[on filming the post-nuclear landscape in The Bed Sitting Room
(1969)] The really awful thing is that we were able to film most of those things in England without having to fake it. All that garbage is real. A lot of it was filmed behind the Steel Corporation in Wales, and it really is a disgusting area. Endless piles of acid sludge and every tree is dead. And there's a place in Stoke where ...
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.