The Most Interesting Place in the World

Stephen Frears and Andrew O’Hagan

Stephen Frears talks to Andrew O’Hagan about making movies in America, to mark the publication of a new collection of LRB essays on Hollywood. He describes being protected by Scorsese, learning from Billy Wilder, and why films often had budgets of $39 million. 

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Image: Stephen Frears (left) on the set of Mary Reilly in 1996.

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