Name: Constantine Alexander Payne DOB: … Interview: Alexander Payne With his first three films, Citizen Ruth, Election and About Schmidt, Alexander Payne has achieved the rare feat of …

Listen to Audio Excerpt Listen to Audio Excerpt. In this first compilation of his interviews, Payne reveals himself as a captivating conversationalist as well. Payne's stories of human strivings and follies, alongside his mastery of the craft of filmmaking, mark him as a contemporary auteur of uncommon accomplishment. The Talks. The Talks Interviews Film Alexander Payne ©Getty Images Alexander Payne: “I was far from the most talented” May 30, 2012 .

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