Steven Soderbergh interview, 11.03.99…

… when he was (briefly) a has-been…

In 1989, when Steven Soderbergh went up on stage at Cannes to collect the Palme d’Or for his first film, sex, lies and videotape, he joked: “Well, I guess it’s all downhill from here.” He was 26. Made for $1.2m, sex, lies went on to gross 100 times that internationally. It provided a blueprint for independent success that changed the American film industry, blazing the trail for everything from Clerks to Pulp Fiction.
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I had a stroke on July 26th, 2013. I was a screenwriter. Don’t do that anymore. But have found another way to write.

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