ON INCEPTION: "It's more of a science-fiction psychological kind of thriller… It has a heist genre to it, but it’s set within the human mind.
"It’s one of those movies that I wouldn’t be able to describe if I sat here for 20 minutes because it works on a lot of different… I hate to use that term, again, but it’s true, this film literally works on different levels.”
ON WHY HE WASN’T IN INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS: “I had the script, but I don’t think there was ever an official offer.
I think it was The Jew Hunter, but Tarantino ended up wanting to go with a German-speaking actor.”
For more from Leo and Shutter Island, check out the latest issue of Total Film Magazine, on-sale Monday 24 July.
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