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[on E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
(1982)] I think it gave us permission to believe, and I'll tell you right now, one of my biggest things as a person, as a filmmaker, is being able to believe. If I didn't have that and didn't have that ability, I would have failed at this business.
Brian thanked Patricia Underwood on his first film, My Date with Drew
(2004). She was his high school Latin teacher.