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“One of the reasons that I badly wanted to make this movie was that when I was sixteen or seventeen, there were less than ten movies that meant a lot to me: The James Dean movie "Rebel Without a Cause" and two Francis Ford Coppola movies - "Rumblefish" and "The Outsiders" - among others. I felt separate from the world I lived in and having those pieces of culture made me feel there was a world… Read more
“One of the reasons that I badly wanted to make this movie was that when I was sixteen or seventeen, there were less than ten movies that meant a lot to me: The James Dean movie "Rebel Without a Cause" and two Francis Ford Coppola movies - "Rumblefish" and "The Outsiders" - among others. I felt separate from the world I lived in and having those pieces of culture made me feel there was a world outside that I might be a part of. I wanted to make this film so that kids like me would have that opportunity now.” Read less
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