The Fabelmans: Tony Kushner on That Ending & Working with Steven Spielberg

In Academy Award-winner Steven Spielberg’s upcoming feature, The Fabelmans, the director explores his own coming-of-age tale through the eyes of the fictionalized Sammy Fabelman (played by Mateo Zoryon Francis-DeFord and Gabriel Labelle).

Set in post-World War II Arizona, The Fabelmans chronicles young Sammy’s exploration of his newfound passion for filmmaking, the discovery of a life-changing family secret, and the ways that different perspectives through the lens can help us better understand the world around us.

The screenplay was co-written by Spielberg and long-time collaborator and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, Tony Kushner, whose previous work with Spielberg on Munich and Lincoln both earned the playwright and screenwriter Oscar nominations.

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