TCM Classic Film Fest: Robert Benton on His Films, Dyslexia and Directing Tricks (Video) – Yahoo! Movies

By Scott Feinberg | The Hollywood Reporter – Mon, Apr 29, 2013 1:00 AM EDT

During the fourth annual Turner Classic Movies Film Festival, which just came to a close after running in Hollywood from Thursday through Sunday, I had the opportunity to sit down with one of the festival’s special guests, legendary writer-director Robert Benton, for an in-depth interview about his life and career. The 80-year-old, a three-time Oscar winner, is best known as one of the writers of Arthur Penn’s Bonnie and Clyde (1967) and the writer-director of both Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) and Places in the Heart (1984), and as a man whose films tend to be intimate examinations of family and community.

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