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Nomination reaction: Barry Levinson

Director, "You Don't Know Jack"

Barry Levinson, director, ‘You Don’t Know Jack’

“The great (thing) about Pacino is he has such an extraordinary commitment to the work, with his energy and excitement. I would call it a youthful joy about the whole process. We kept playing around, experimenting and trying things. … You try not to fall into lock box with biopics. You have to find the unpredictable moments that in a way tells us about a character.”

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