April 2006
Daily Variety;4/27/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 18, pA5
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The article presents an interview with film director Wolfgang Petersen. Petersen answered questions on his favorite scenes in his films "In the Line of Fire," "Das Boot," "Troy," "Poseidon" and "The Perfect Storm." His favorite films include "Lawrence of Arabia" and "The 400 Blows." He would have liked to work with Gary Cooper.


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