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[on Don Juan DeMarco
(1994)] I had a decision to make about what to do about Marlon's weight, regarding the fact that he is heavy. Actually, it was Marlon's idea, when we starting shooting the first scene, suddenly he walks up to Richard C. Sarafian
and taps him on the tummy and says, "Putting on a little weight." That came out of nowhere. I never wrote that line. That was Marlon's line. But I ...
In September 2005, Leven was awarded Connecticut Outstanding Filmmaker of the Year award.