Susan Sandler, Susan, Charlie Chaplin discussed on City Lights


I could see Simon Quarterman I and when he did laugh, I went OK. I got this talk about a testament. You don't think about 13 million other people that are watching at home Because it's not. It's irrelevant. They don't exist when you're on when you're in that moment. Sure. On the other hand, you have someone in the moment who could be rather intimidating to put it mildly. Yeah. Yeah, but I knew that how you know, I knew that I had enough confidence in my abilities, a colleague to know that how how we would get what I was doing, and I knew that it If nobody else on that panel like me how we would, you know, jumped to my defense What She did, But Simon, when I saw him left, you could see it was genuine. You know, I just put my foot to the gas and just didn't look back because I knew it was. It was a done deal. It's gonna It's gonna be. It's gonna be okay. Julius Health becomes an issue toward the end of the time filming, and there's a hospital room recovery scene in the film. Yeah. Talk about not funny and vulnerability. Susan, would you tell us what determined your choice to include that part of Julius Story? First, you know, it's It was so incredibly courageous of Julia to allow the camera into her life at that moment, and I'm very grateful for that. And I think what we see in the ark of the storytelling is someone with Julie was, I think, two weeks away at that point from taping Showtime comedy special this was You know, the timing on that event was Unbelievably shocking for her and what we see in her story and in her life and in her example is extraordinary resilience, and that's That's why that sequence is important, and that's why the movement of the story around her recovery and The choices that she's making to live such a healthy life. And this is a person this is a woman with great strength and great will and bionic determination. Right? So, you know Mm hmm. He keeps on keeping on and keeps us very connected to what matters in life. Of course you mind your life threatening illness for comedy material to it. When You talk about your quadruple bypass and say your arteries were clogged with pastry and cheeseburgers been a great emanations, Susan. You could if they had a wonderful little Carter truly an event. I'm so glad you're recovered. Your health has recovered. And now that you are well again, Chili, what's next? Wow. Well, I'm working now on putting together material for new album that recording November the sixth of this year, if all goes well. S so there's that I wrote a play. Yeah, Yeah. Beautiful play. We're open to get that maybe produce. Wow. Will you act in it? No, no, no, no, no, no, I'm too close too close to its first of all, and Tool for for the parts anyway. Do you have anyone in mind who you'd love to see? Perform you the characters, actually, not me. Oh, there there. Based on people I know they're composite character. So Now you do have me intrigued. I thought it was exquisite when you said If it's your truth, it's gonna be hard to talk about Julius Scotty. Thank you for talking about your truth so beautifully and so hilariously. I lived by the words of Charlie Chaplin, who said to truly laugh. You must be able to take your pain and play with it. And that's what I've tried to do. Susan Sandler's new documentary Julius Scott, he funny that way..

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