Quote: "The structure of the movie was very much set up like live theatre. We had to rehearse all day, these very meticulous, complex shots. It was like live television, like Saturday Night Live everyday, except a lot of what we were doing wasn't that funny!" Leonardo Dicaprio compares the complications of shooting Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's new thriller The Revenant in the wild to the popular U.S. comedy show, which is filmed live each week.
Quote: "He transformed himself physically; he wanted to diet and let his hair grow... like Santa Claus. We were both eating our hair all day with fleas around and pasta soup (corr) from two months before (in our beards)... I was very privileged to work with him." Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu enjoyed working with Leonardo DiCaprio on acclaimed new movie The Revenant.
Fact: Paul Verhoeven, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Jane Campion, Catherine Breillat, Emanuele Crialese, Ferzan Ozpetek and Zhang Yimou have been announced as the seven directors who will form the jury panel at the 75th anniversary Venice Film Festival in Italy later this summer (07).
Quote: "More than 1,200 people from three different continents participated in this film, speaking sometimes more than seven languages on set." Life imitated art on the set of BABEL for the film's director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu.