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Gus Van Sant Discusses Working with Drug Addicts and Hollywood Producers.

Film maker Gus Van Sant. After years as an independent film maker in Portland, Oregon, and one full-length movie ("Mala Noche"), Van Sant has just finished "Drugstore Cowboy," starring Matt Dillon about a junkie trying to maintain his habit.

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Other segments from the episode on November 14, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 14, 1989: Interview with Julia Child; Commentary of the predecessors of Jerry Lee Lewis; Interview with Gus Van Sant; Review of Amos Oz's collection of essays …

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