Al Pacino talks about walking the tightrope of live theater compared to shooting a film (the high wire is “painted on the floor” with filmmaking, he says). The occasion for the conversation is The Humbling, Pacino’s latest film, which is based on a Philip Roth novel and directed by Barry Levinson, from a screenplay by Buck Henry and Michal Zebede.
The conversation is part three of Pacino’s discussion with Dominic Patten about The Humbling, part of Deadline’s Rough Cuts video series. If you missed the previous clips, here’s the link to Part 1. And here’s the link to Part 2.
Below is Part 3: