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<B>Michael Apted</B>, director whose latest film, "Amazing Grace," opens today.

Last book I bought:
“The Looming Tower” by Lawrence Wright

Book I’m reading:
“Fooled by Randomness” by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Total number of books I own:
About 2,000

Three books that mean a lot to me:
“Percival Pig and His Dear Wife Priscilla,” a British children’s tale
“Middlemarch” by George Eliot
“One Hundred Years of Solitude” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Last film I saw:
“Pan’s Labyrinth,” directed by Guillermo del Toro

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Kes,” directed by Ken Loach
“Wild Strawberries,” directed by Ingmar Bergman
“The General,” directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman

Last CD I got:
An advance copy of Michael Brook’s “Bell Curve”

Song currently playing:
“Sven-G-Engler,” Sigur Ros

Three songs that mean a lot to me:
Tin Pan Alley classic “I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles”
“Hey Jude,” The Beatles
“Marie Theres’,” Strauss from “Der Rosenkavalier”

Favorite drink:
Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

Favorite charity:
Los Angeles Free Clinic

Favorite vacation:
South of France

Favorite vice:
Chocolate

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
George Bush, Barack Obama, Patric Verrone, Alan Rosenberg and King Solomon

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