Month: November, 2004

Burmese

29 November, 2004 (14:17) | Uncategorized | No comments

I was watching a movie at Dean’s Friday night when I got a call. It was the arts theatre where we were hoping to film the prison scene. “Can we film next weekend?” I asked. “No,” the girl answered. “And we’re busy all December. But you can film this weekend.” So that was that. Nothing […]

Safehouse

20 November, 2004 (15:31) | Uncategorized | 8 comments

Dean and I looked all over Taipei for a suitable hotel for scene 11, but all we found in our price range were crappy love hotels (“No, it’s not a pr0n flick”); all the major chains were booked up due to some conference in town. In the end we decided to change the location from […]

D.C.

8 November, 2004 (02:50) | Uncategorized | 5 comments

I got a chance to finish the Iraq scene by using the kitchen at Bongos. Dean, Fuad and I went over on Saturday morning, climbed over the small fence and waited inside for Andrew, the owner. I was a little concerned that Andrew would be a bit miffed to find us already on the balcony, […]

Iraqi

1 November, 2004 (14:07) | Uncategorized | No comments

Even though I’d hauled over half of the stuff over the day before, I was still loaded down when I set out on Sunday morning for Peshawar, where we were shooting the Iraqi cafe scene with Dean, Gary, Eval and Fuad. I bought some danbing and doujiang for breakfast, knocked on the door to wake […]