Charles Mudede speaks to Andy Garcia on a cell phone:
The film is about Little Miss Sunshine, about the The Squid and the Whale, about American Beauty—meaning it is about the dysfunctional American family (by the way, all families are dysfunctional—if a family appears to be functional, that in itself is also a type of dysfunction). "Everybody is sitting on a lot of issues in this family," explained Garcia. "And although people might think this is about an American family, it is actually a universal family. This is what drew me to the script. If you took the script and put it in a completely different culture, a completely different social class, it will still be funny. It does not have to be an Italian-American story to be funny or poignant."
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