RISA SHUMAN ON BILLY WILDER, THE OSCARS, AND CLASS IN AMERICAN MOVIES
Risa Shuman is the Senior Producer of Saturday Night at the Movies on TVOntario. She graduated in 1973 from York University with an Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts degree majoring in film. Shuman has worked at Saturday Night at the Movies for almost 28 years.
Last month we spoke about the Oscars and revisiting old movies. The conversation was so informative, we decided to make it a regular feature in our Arts & Culture section. Here is our latest chat.
Gerry McCarthy: The film director and screenwriter Billy Wilder died recently. I consider him one of the great film directors
RS: I agree
GM: Can you select two of his films that you liked personally?