Cinema Society and Links of London Screen ‘The Mysteries of Pittsburgh’
Landmark Sunshine Cinema. April 7, 2009. By Bennett Marcus
Have you picked up any new hobbies since filming this movie?
“I am now a golfer. Not a very good one, but I am keen on golf.”
Did you ever sink a hole in one?
“No! Only in putt-putt.”
As a designer, what do you think of Michelle Obama’s fashion sense?
“I think she’s dynamite. I’m on line for having the opportunity to dress her.”
While you were shooting in Pittsburgh, did you ever visit Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater?
“I never had time. When you’re the writer and director on the project, they don’t let you off for good behavior.”
—Rawson Marshall Thurber, Director
Scientists have figured out a way to erase memories. If you could erase one memory, what would it be?
“I worked at a haunted house and these punks would come in and scare the living crap out of me. I wasn't very good.”
When filming the movie, did you encounter any mishaps?
“When you go to do a movie that’s filmed for less money, things like stunts become less organized. You’re not normally allowed to do some of the things we did.”
—Kelly Killoren Bensimon
There are some crazy relationships in this movie. Did you ever have any that you kept a secret?
“Plenty. When I was in fourth grade, some mother took me aside and told me to stop harassing her daughter.”