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Film Actor Nicholas Cage on "Wild at Heart"

Cage stars in the upcoming David Lynch movie. The actor says he enjoyed Wild at Heart's dreamlike atmosphere, which allowed him to push the boundaries of his performance. He joins Fresh Air to discuss some of his earlier work, and the extremes he's gone to capture a character. Cage is the nephew of Francis Ford Coppola; he changed his name to distinguish himself from his famous family.


Other segments from the episode on July 27, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 27, 1990: Interview with Nicholas Cage; Commentary on calypso music; Interview with Bruno Kirby; Review of the home video release of the film "Harvey."


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