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[on the secret production of The Promise
(2016)] We tried to fly under the radar as much as we could so that we didn't have to deal with outside pressure [by Turkish interest groups]. So we shot in Spain and Portugal and Malta. We were crucially aware of what we were trying to do, so we said, let's get this thing made and put it out there, and then have the political debate and the conversation ...
Did not start writing until he was in his late twenties.