Bourne Legacy director Tony Gilroy on why he chose Manila as a shooting location: "It's just so colorful and ugly and gritty, raw and stinky and crowded."
by Jojo Gabinete
posted on August 15, 2012
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Sa interview ng Tonight host na si Charlie Rose kay Tony Gilroy (kaliwa), direktor ng The Bourne Legacy, tinanong kung bakit Manila ang napili nitong lokasyon para sa ilang mahahalagang eksena ng pelikula, kabilang na ang climactic chase scene tampok ang mga bidang sina Jeremy Renner at Rachel Weisz (right).
"And the guy who's our liasion there, his father had been the armorer of Apocalpyse Now and they had a great...”
Ang Apocalypse Now ay ang 1979 Hollywood film ni Francis Ford Coppola na kinunan sa Pilipinas.
Bida rito ang legendary actor na si Marlon Brando, kasama sina Martin Sheen at Robert Duvall.
Patuloy ni Tony, “And they had this really sort of dormant film industry and they wanted us.
“You know, they really wanted us.
“You wanted to go some place where you sort of say, ‘Hey, can we shut down this boulevard for every weekend for a month and can we take over your neighborhood for six…’
“You wanted people who don't say yes too easily.
"You want him to say yes, but you want him to go, ‘Alright but that's really tough but we can call the President. We can call this guy. We can do that. We can get that.’
“They knew what we're asking for, and they could get it for us, and it turned to be a really…
“I can't imagine we would have done the wacky stuff that we did in any place else..."