DreamWorks SKG will release its first features this fall: ImageMovers films will be financed by and distributed by DreamWorks SKG domestically, with Universal handling video and international distribution. However, the deal is not exclusive, so Robert Zemeckis can still direct for other studios. Business is business, however, and the nation-wide Japanese opening is being rescheduled.
Lucas had considered doing a documentary about the Wolfman Mrs doubtfire sociological he attended the USC School of Cinematic Artsbut he ultimately dropped the idea. Curt is modeled after Lucas's personality during USC, while Milner is based on Lucas's teenage street-racing and junior college years, and hot rod enthusiasts he had known from the Kustom Kulture in Modesto.
Toad represents Lucas's nerd years as a freshman in high school, specifically his "bad luck" with dating.
I realized after making THX that those problems are so real that most of us have to face those things every day, so we're in a constant state of frustration.
That just makes us more depressed than we were before.
So I made a film where, essentially, we can get rid of some of those frustrations, the feeling that everything seems futile. The potential financiers were concerned that music licensing costs would cause the film to go way over budget. Along with Easy RiderAmerican Graffiti was one of the first films to eschew a traditional film score and successfully rely instead on synchronizing a series of popular hit songs with individual scenes.
He turned down those offers, determined to pursue his own projects despite his urgent desire to find another film to direct. Walter was flattered but initially tried to sell Lucas on a different screenplay called Barry and the Persuasions, a story of East Coast teenagers in the late s.
Lucas held firm—his was a story about West Coast teenagers in the early s. He began writing a script, completing his first draft in just three weeks. Drawing upon his large collection of vintage records, Lucas wrote each scene with a particular song in mind as its musical backdrop.
United Artists also passed on Star Warswhich Lucas shelved for the time being. Lucas also intended to end American Graffiti showing a title card detailing the fate of the characters, including the death of Milner and the disappearance of Toad in Vietnam.
Huyck and Katz found the ending depressing and were incredulous that Lucas planned to include only the male characters. Lucas argued that mentioning the girls meant adding another title card, which he felt would prolong the ending.
Because of this, Pauline Kael later accused Lucas of chauvinism. This would allow the studio to advertise American Graffiti as "from the man who gave you The Godfather ". However, Lucas was forced to concede final-cut privilege.
The proposition also gave Universal first-look deals on Lucas' next two planned projects, Star Wars and Radioland Murders.
Lucas, Katz, and Huyck worked on the third draft together, specifically on the scenes featuring Steve and Laurie. American Graffiti was a low-budget filmand executive Ned Tanen had only modest expectations of its commercial success.
However, Universal did object to the film's title, not knowing what "American Graffiti" meant;  Lucas was dismayed when some executives assumed he was making an Italian movie about feet. Charles Martin Smithwho, in his first year as a professional actor, had already appeared in two feature films, including 20th Century Fox's The Culpepper Cattle Co.Nov 24, · Watch video · When Mrs.
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