He says, “We had 90 locations in 48 days. The film is more a kaleidoscope of the life of James Brown than an A-to-B biopic. The storyline jumps back-and-forth in time, covering some 60 years, and the photography reflects the changing periods. Achieving our cinematic ambitions with absolutely no financial leeway made this one of the most challenging — and ultimately satisfying — projects of my career.”
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