Neil Jordan interview: Perspectives on fortune and freedom
The film-maker has stepped away from the camera to write a new novel about the 1798 rebellion, seen through the eyes of a scion of landed gentry and a runaway slave
Never admit to Neil Jordan that you’ve taken a course in screenwriting.
“That was a big mistake,” he’ll say. “You shouldn’t have done that. Don’t take a course in screenwriting. I’ve never taken a course in anything in my life.”
And whether you agree or not, it’s certainly hard to imagine Neil Jordan ever letting anyone tell him what to do....
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