‘Love Actually’ writer Richard Curtis on film’s legacy

Curtis, in a new interview with ABC News’ Diane Sawyer, reflected on writing and directing the beloved romcom nearly 20 years ago.
0:54 | 11/28/22

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REPORTER: 20 years. - Yeah, I know. I think the 20 years shows what a youthful optimist I probably was when I wrote it. REPORTER: He says he still wants to write about our humanity, the surprising ways we are good to each other in a world that has so many movies filled with trauma and violence. - We get thousands of films about serial killers, and there's only ever been about nine of them. And yet there'll be a million people falling in love, feeling it's the most interesting moment of their lives. Good deeds inside families and good deeds inside communities, if you look at what happened during COVID and the extraordinary sort of bravery and heroism. I do think the way to think about life is that every day has the potential, in all its simplicity, just to be-- just to be gorgeous.

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