Truth Is Not Subjective: An Interview with Errol Morris

Grundmann, Roy; Rockwell, Cynthia
June 2000
Cineaste;2000, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p4
Interviews filmmaker Errol Morris about his film `Mr. Death.' Background on Morris; Plot of the film; Reason for doing the movie.


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