Everyone has a story. The following interview is taken from the best of Andrew Denton's award-winning Enough Rope series, ranking among the most penetrating discussions from the 2000s with celebrities, larger-than-life personalities, and average Joes.
Steven Spielberg is the 12-billion-dollar man, the most successful movie director of all-time. His four-decade resume spans every genre, from adventure to historical epics. After Schindler's List, the movie that finally bagged him an Oscar, he bankrolled the Shoah Foundation, a film company of a different kind, which has collected, for history's sake, video testimonies from tens of thousands of holocaust survivors. At the time of this interview Andrew went to Los Angeles, where Spielberg was editing War of the Worlds, to speak with him. Spielberg began by directing the interview.