I think of feminism as more of a political ideology.
I love to start characters in a place where you think you know them. We can make all kinds of assumptions about them and think they have no redeeming qualities, but like everyone, they're complex.
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When you look around right now, Nashville is kind of going through another changing of guard; you’re watching the Martina McBrides and the Faith Hills and all of them that have been the big stars for the last however many years, and the next generation is coming in: Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, those girls.
You’re allowed to make things for women on television and there’s not like… you don’t have to go through the humiliation of having made something directed at women. There it’s just accepted, whereas if it’s a feature, it’s like ‘So, talk to me about chick flicks.’
The movie I’ve watched a million times is ‘A Face in the Crowd,’ directed by Elia Kazan, starring Andy Griffith and Patricia Neal. I first saw this movie, I guess I was in my early 20s. I’d never heard of it, and somebody told me about it, and I watched it and was just completely jaw-droppingly shocked at how current it was.
|Birth:||27th November, 1957|
|Profession:||Film Director, Screenwriter, Television Producer|
Callie Khouri was born in San Antonio, Texas. She is an American screenwriter, TV producer and film director. In 1992 she won the Academy Award for Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen for the film Thelma & Louise, which was controversial upon its release because of its progressive representation of gender politics but which subsequently became a classic. On October 10, 2012, Khouri's television series, Nashville, premiered on ABC. After college, she studied at the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute in Los Angeles. She was a member of Hollywood Women's Political Committee, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting Women's Media Watch Project. She also worked as an actress, lecturer, and waiter in Nashville.
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