Quentin Tarantino on Tavis Smiley

Quentin Tarantino on Tavis Smiley this weekend:

"I try to tell my story and try to be as personal as I can, but as opposed to writing autobiographical things, I can hide inside a genre... I'm being very personal. I get to hide in plain sight."

and "That's what a writer does. You write all types of characters. It should be an investigation into other people's humanity... You should have a curiosity of other people's plights."

Here's the whole interview: http://www.tavissmileyradio.com/guests09/082809/QuentinTarantino.html

Listen also to how his characters write themselves, and his description of Elmore Leonard's writing as well.

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