A conversation with Steven Okazaki about his latest doc, MIFUNE: THE LAST SAMURAI.
‘I can’t think of anything cheesier than an actor writing two memoirs.’
In 1961, psychologist and Yale professor Stanley Milgram ran a controversial experiment to see whether ordinary people would deliberately administer harmful electric shocks to strangers just because an authority figure told them to. It’s a good question. If only the answer had been, “No, of course not.”
With Tangerine, “We could have told a basic ‘plight of’ movie, but that I think would’ve been very condescending.”