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Monday, May 05, 2008

Mamet miscellanea

"In press notes so long, detailed, and repetitive they could only have been supervised by Mamet himself, the filmmaker is identified as a longtime student of, and purple belt in, jujitsu."

-from J. Hoberman's review of David Mamet's film, Redbelt. A martial arts film.

Anyone seen it?


Anonymous said...

I don't do movies, but check out the interview with Mamet on Elvis Mitchell's The Treatment on KCRW. It will give you background on the jujitsu.

Anonymous said...

Mamet's recent interview on Tavis Smiley's TV show--talk about odd pairings--was also devoted almost exclusively to jujitsu.