Lasse Hallstrom — Swedish Director born on June 02, 1946,

Lars Sven "Lasse" Hallström is a Swedish film director and screenwriter. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director for My Life as a Dog and later for The Cider House Rules... (wikipedia)

I can't go back and label myself as an outcast because I was a pretty well-adjusted kid, but I can certainly relate to the feeling of being an outsider.
My father would tell anyone who would listen that this dentist thing he was doing was not his passion; cinematography was.
A film that is bleached tends to have a more realistic quality.
I always need a couple of highlights to really spark the passion for a project.
My key interest in choosing scripts is character-driven stories, because there are so many stories that sacrifice character for plot.