I see wonderful films by Bertolucci, Visconti, and Fellini.
West Side Story was terribly important because of the style of the dancing and the gangs of New York.
Fortunately, John Houseman is a marvelous writer and he sat in on so many story conferences. He worked with Welles, you know, and he's a marvelous man.
But surrealism is present in most of my pictures.
I've worked with an awful lot of people. Katy Hepburn, Spencer Tracy.
The Pirate is surrealism and so, in a curious way, is Father of the Bride.