David O. Russell's Love For Film

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Born on August 20th, 1958, David O. Russell had a successful life following him. He was raised in a atheist and middle class household in Larchmont, New York. Due to his parents working at Simon & Schuster, books and newspapers were constantly scattered around the house, most likely the reason for him aspiring to become a writer. In high school he started his own newspaper and was constantly writing short stories. Hence him going to Amherst College where he majored in English and Political Science. Yet, Russel always had a love for film in him. He created his first movie at the age of 13 for a school project and his love of movies grew into high school when he had some favorites such as, Taxi Driver, Chinatown, and Shampoo.
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