When he brought it to me four years ago Rodney King had just arrived I was involved in the clean-up of L.A. and I guess it was part of my experience.
The journey for women no matter what venue it is – politics business film – it’s it’s a long journey.
The Communist regime didn’t consider this to be a shining moment in history and assigned no heroism to it. They classified it as merely an accident.
Our film examines the heroism courage and prowess of the Soviet submarine force in ways never seen before.
On the other hand I believe there’s hope because the breakdown and the repair are happening simultaneously.
My dad used to draw these great cartoon figures. His dream was being a cartoonist but he never achieved it and it kind of broke my heart. I think part of my interest in art had to do with his yearning for something he could never have.
If there’s specific resistance to women making movies I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can’t change my gender and I refuse to stop making movies.
I like high impact movies.