Director Spike Lee is something of a superfan of Billy Wilder’s scathing American media satire Ace in the Hole, as you can see in this clip from an interview with him on our release. He even brought a piece of memorabilia for show-and-tell.
“Good bits from the interview! While I don't entirely agree with Tourner's assertion about films which depict mundane reality, I do agree that there is nothing wrong with films which provide escapism . . .”
“She acted in short movies in Denmark before she was basically homeless in Paris--at age 17---and had a chance to pay bills by taking a modelling job, which she never enjoyed. Take a look at her filmography . . .”