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Steven Spielberg on returning to making films, like 'The BFG', that let him create new worlds

Steven Spielberg on returning to making films, like 'The BFG', that let him create new worlds

He remains a wizard at making films focused on young people, witness his Cannes-premiering “The BFG,” adapted from the classic Roald Dahl novel. But Steven Spielberg knows he’s not a kid anymore, and that has affected everything.

True, at age 69, the director is “just as insecure now as I was 30 years ago, but insecurity is a good bedfellow for a filmmaker.” Questions of what he does and why he does it, however, have taken on a different dimension.

“Every film is a marriage, not dating, and I think long and hard if I want to spend years of my life on this, if there is enough there I can feel deeply about.”

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