Go Ahead Quote Me

DIRECTOR WONG KAR WAI
DIRECTOR WONG KAR WAI
ACTOR DAMIAN LEWIS
ACTOR DAMIAN LEWIS

I especially dislike writing scripts because it's too time-consuming to convert ideas into words. Many people are wrong in saying Wong Kar Wai films without scripts. I'm the script.

DIRECTOR WONG KAR WAI

I go out and get absolutely hammered. I did a really good audition for Tom Hanks. I come back at 3 in the morning and I get a phone call at 8 o'clock. 'Damian, Steven (Spielberg) would like to meet you now, can you be here by nine?'

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 01, 2018, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe