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(inspirational music) - When the film was over, he invited me to come work for him at Columbia Pictures.
And I asked someone, "Should I do this?" And they said, "Well, when you get invited to Hollywood, "you've got to go." - I walk down the street, and I'll see somebody and say, "Oh my God, that's such a Coen Brother face." - Sometimes you get a chance to work with someone who is just so amazingly creative. - Once you make a film like "Precious," it's impossible to stop thinking about those girls. - That's part of a blankness that is a gift that you can go to your beginner's mind and go, "I'm blank." And the stuff starts to come in in a pure way.
- You need to develop your ability to go and do the most difficult thing in front of you, because it's a more interesting way to live. (inspirational music)