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Terry Gilliam: I’m Very Cautious About Endings

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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