I think that we, as a civilization, need to sit down and figure out how to solve political problems over a table, not over a battlefield.
I have this data bank garbage can in the back of my head that is an emotional collection of events that have occurred in my life.
I'm very much against war; I'm very much against terrorism of any kind. I find terrorism to be one of the most appalling things that can exist in society.
I grew up in Albany Park in Chicago and then went to Lake View High School.
I know what it is like to fear violence. I understand the adrenalin rush that comes before violent confrontations. I write my scripts from an emotional point of view and direct so the audience can experience this adrenalin rush.
The gruesomeness of 'Death Line' was an absolute necessity for me to bring up the political content of the film. I wanted to show how devastating class distinction could be.