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Up in the Air
Interview by: Izumi Hasegawa
Nov 21, 2009
Jason Reitman - Up in the Air

Q1: Is this the first time you've worked with your dad professionally where he's produced something of yours?
JR: Officially, yes. I've been obviously showing my work to my father my entire life, starting with my math homework all the way down to my short films and everything I've done. So I've always relied on his advice on these things and that he's the greatest storyteller I know and he's obviously read all my screenplays. I started showing him all of my screenplays and he's given me advice on everything -- those first five horrible original screenplays that I wrote that taught me how to be a writer and then the actual stuff that I made into movies. By the time we were doing "Up in the Air," it's like we knew how to do the job together. It's not as though it was like, "Okay, how do we figure out how to work together?" In your producer, you want someone you trust in and I don't trust anyone more than my father.

Q2: Were those people who did the ...

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