Episode 53 - Alejandro Montoya Marin [ Writer | Director ]
In this episode, Alejandro discusses how a breakup was a breakthrough in his career, our mutual love for the film 'Chasing Amy' and why patience was the hardest lesson for him to learn. Enjoy the show.
7:40 - Bruce Springsteen, The Beatles, Broken Social Scene and others.
9:23 - The play "Braveheart"
13:57 - The T.V Show "Atlanta"
18:42 - How a breakup woke up Alejandro and caused him to work harder.
20:52 - What experiences did Alejandro draw upon to create "Low/Fi"
22:17 - "Chasing Amy"
24:21 - "If I don't do film, I have failed in life ..."
31:48 - "You have to appreciate the bitter to appreciate the sweet ..."
33:02 - "A heartbreak is fuel for future projects ..."
35:28 - How Alejandro has learned to write female characters so accurately.
39:00 - Patience was the hardest lesson to learn.
42:50 - The ending of "Shawshank Redemption"
44:30 - "500 Days of Summer" (special scene) and the impact of that movie on Alejandro.
50:02 - Reading is the newest habit that is most beneficial for Alejandro.
53:02 - "You get one life ... "
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