There are no dull interviews. Only dull interviewers. And those who blow obvious follow-up questions.
PK: Do you think younger people would be entertained by this movie?
SF: Yes, of course they would be, but they won't go to the cinema.
PK: And that's because...
SF: That's because they're programmed; they like pop culture.
In which we ponder what's wrong
with the kids today.
PK: So how did you become a
SF: Sort of by accident. I worked in the theatre and then I met a film director
and he said, ‘come and work on my film.'
PK: This is Karel Reisz?
SF: Yes. Karel. I'd never been on a film set before.
PK: So you've been working in film since.
His career in British cinema goes back to the 60s when he worked with Karel Reisz and Lindsay Anderson (he was an assistant director on one of my favorite movies, Anderson's "If..." ). As a director his films have ranged from "My Beautiful Laundrette" (1985) to "The Grifters" (1990) to "The Queen" (2006).