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Terry Gilliam: I'm Very Cautious About Endings

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Terry Gilliam talks to Twitch about his latest film The Zero Theorem, his take on movie endings that leave room for interpretation, and why he just can't let his long-delayed Don Quixote project go.

He says, "I'm very, very cautious about endings because too often they ruin the whole film, because, oh, it's a happy, hopeful ending... Stop it! Leave it. This is more intelligent than that and I'd rather leave the audience with a puzzle, and in a sense I always go back to 2001, when the little baby... what does it really mean? Everybody's gonna have a different interpretation. I prefer to get people to use their own imagination."

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