Scorsese Overcomes Flying Phobia

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Acclaimed film-maker MARTIN SCORSESE had to overcome his fear of flying to direct new movie THE AVIATOR.

The 61-year-old GOODFELLAS director took to the skies to shoot several mid-air scenes for the new film - due to be released this December (04) - about the flying days of tycoon HOWARD HUGHES.

He says, "The more anything upsets me, the more I want to learn about it."

29/08/2004 14:52

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Tags: Martin Scorsese - The Aviator - Goodfellas - Howard Hughes

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