Hodges Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Mike Hodges

Interviewed by: Richard Loncraine

Veteran British director Mike Hodges (Get Carter, Flash Gordon) discuses his long directorial career, explains why endurance is the most essential quality of a director and how the DGA protects its members in post-production.

Hodges recalls his relationship with Dino De Laurentiis while making Flash Gordon.

Mike Hodges discusses being influenced by Western films and how Sergio Leone saw Get Carter as a Western.

Hodges offers praise to the DGA for coming to his aid during a crisis in post production.