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(2016) playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney
] and I are this kid. We are Chiron. And you don't think that kid grows up to be nominated for eight Academy Awards. It's not a dream he's allowed to have. I still feel that way. I didn't think this was possible. But now I look at other people looking at me and if I didn't think it was possible, how are they going to? But now it's happened. So ...
When he first got into film, his passion was for French and Asian New Wave cinema. He would always head straight for the Foreign Films section of his local Blockbuster and devour all he could afford. After he espied a photo of Quentin Tarantino
on the VHS jacket for Chung Hing sam lam
(1994) his curiosity was immediately piqued, and once he saw that movie he knew that he had to become a filmmaker.