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Rare Interview with Terrence Malick from 1974 Filmmaker’s Newsletter

by James Wallace.

It’s safe to say that Terrence Malick (The Thin Red Line, The Tree of Life) is a director with an affinity for being in the shadows. For instance, a simple Google Image search returns multiple versions of the same photo (you know the one…where he looks like he’s dressed up as Dr. Alan Grant for Halloween and someone yelled “Oh, Terrence!” and snapped a pic of him just as he turned around). Interviews with the auteur are even rarer.

So, when we came across a conversation with Malick from a June 1974 issue of Filmmaker’s Newsletter found on the All Things Shining: The Terrence Malick Blog, we just had to share it.

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