“We need to be together.” “Why?” I asked softly. The word was carried away on the wind, but he heard. “Because I want you.” I gave him a sad smile, wondering if we’d meet again in the land of the dead. “Wrong answer,” I told him.
“I don’t like the fact that there are so few Russians in Hollywood, but it is understandable because of the historic relationship between America and Russia — the Cold War history, for example. It is kind of a cliche, but it’s still with us. But at the same time I’m very pleased that American filmmakers are now beginning to change their perceptions and attitudes.”