The driver picked up the foreign-born Academy award winning best director known for a controversial film in the seventies (now deceased) at LAX.

Enroute to the director’s West Hollywood home, the director and driver discussed a current movie.

“Did you see ____ it was so HIP,” the director inquired in his proper British accent

“Yes, it was too hip for its own good.

I didn’t believe one minute of it,” the driver said.

“I was actually at Sundance when ______ premiered and people went nuts! I was excited about that film.

The director _____.was there at the premier,” the driver continued.

“I didn’t buy this one.

Seemed like a movie based on other movies and characters – not one genuine moment in it,” the driver added.

The director clucked and nodded.

No more conversation.

Foreign-born Academy award winning best director: John Schlesinger

Midnight Cowboy, Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs

The director Quentin Tarantino who was at the premier: Quentin Tarantino
92 Sundance Film Festival – Reservoir Dogs

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