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Because -- got a -- itself not its -- city island.
Any one of the things -- -- thing you're playing with your real life daughter who plays your dog in the movie.
How awkward was that having to play the role of her father when you are her father.
No you know us as actors we're were always trying to.
Make a connection to our personal life.
You know with the characters we play and find how -- -- in you know life that could feed into it so in this case.
Was not only you know.
-- wish you great colleague in this the third time we work together as that's an acting you know in films.
The fact there were father and daughter you know only enhanced feed that that process so I was honored to have to work whether she's a terrific actress and I'm I'm very proud -- One of the things about this movie I think it's gotten a lot of attention is that it was done by Hollywood standards anyway with a fairly reasonable budget.
Hollywood films tend to have these extraordinary budgets it's almost as if congress has decided to finance them.
Love with somebody else's money but in this case it was -- again for Hollywood standards a low budget.
But critical acclaim and I think a lot of people are saying you don't have to spend you know half a billion dollars to make a film was that an intentional.
Decision on your part.
To say let's let's -- have a great government has acting and it it has a plot.
He well you know that the -- -- that the most difficult thing is to find immaterial you know and once you have the material.
If you can afford the cameras were we're using the same cameras that avatar and whatnot avatar gives -- -- -- but.
As any big Hollywood -- budgeted film so.
It's it's always about -- you know that this is about human comedy it to be here real behavioral peace you don't need a tremendous amount of money to make a film but.
You know the reality is that it's although ultimately it's about the execution in the content you know what's on the page and and I knew this material would attract great actors we have Julianna Margulies and Alan -- and Emily Mortimer.
-- young actors along with my daughter -- -- Steven -- and -- -- Miller were terrific and so I knew that was gonna happen because of the quality of the material so.
From that point of view -- -- would make a terrific film which is a question of raising enough money there.
To shoot in our case we -- the movie 27 days and for six million dollars which is still a lot of money but you know by Hollywood standards not a lot.
Well it takes us 27 days to do this show but it's not because that's.
This is because I keep messing up top and one -- -- say they're gonna get it right but that one of the things that -- me any gonna watch this film was it it was a very different Andy Garcia us on camera.
-- your role was a very vulnerable one you were not this self assured confident guy you were not Terry Benedict that we gotten used to in the ocean's 1112 and thirteen series.
You weren't playing the role -- mobster that you played and -- -- that this was.
Is that the vulnerable side of of Andy Garcia self.
Who is the real Andy Garcia is -- tough guy RC that are vulnerable guy that we see in city island.
What do you know -- everything you know -- -- -- my training as an actor in my duty as an actress to bring everything all my experiences and everything every part of me that's appropriate for apart.
To -- saw -- I would say that.
That everything I've ever done as an actor has all of me you know different.
Different volumes of parts of me but it's all it's really ultimately you -- to find a personal connection to the characters so.
I would say on both Terry Benedict and -- result.
Well you -- terrific in this film.
It's called city island one last question did you grow the -- just waiting on us to get started today that.
This this this -- is 47 days old -- that's a good not how -- -- it's it's for a film I'm doing period piece a Mexican revolutionary things.
Andy thank you very much for being -- Andy Garcia the film is call city --
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