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Company up in the air it leads the Golden Globes field with six nominations and how does a movie about it.
Professional downsize -- making his living issuing pink slips earn Oscar buzz.
-- Napa Valley is the man behind the movie Oscar nominated director and producer Jason Reitman is here to talk about inspiration and timing for the -- But I'm happy -- Jason.
-- for having me.
Well we get to the film it means man hadn't.
It must been such a whirlwind -- first you start out -- -- and 2007 talk about Oscar underdog came out of nowhere.
And I hear you are again just a few years later.
At the ready to 32 you've accomplished more than most people haven't their lifetimes I mean -- -- -- do you do you take a step back sometimes you just wonder how you got there.
I you know and you know mornings like Tuesday morning when we got the nominations are overwhelming.
I guess the most exciting part of sharing with my father.
My two previous movies of them I did on male in this one my father and I produced together so.
Yeah my father's my heroes are sharing their nominations pretty exciting and it may be a few years from now on actually realize that.
Jason -- this.
I've read different places -- -- -- describing it it it's a romantic comedy we call that the darkness on the day.
-- what is it exactly I mean George Clooney then it.
So there's got to be some romance but it's about firings still that's not -- You know that obviously depressing.
You'd think that -- You know again that it's not actually about firing laws about guy played by George -- who fires people for a living.
It's really a movie about a guy who try to forgotten who and what he wants in his life.
And while it has some romance you're right -- additional romantic comedy.
I think of them more and kind of the world the late Jerry Maguire you have a movie about a guy that career focused but is also falling about the same time.
Just everyone you know is Jason's dad I actually arguably my heroes and my favorite movies and miles meatballs Dryden -- -- Why can't I can't -- anytime we watch Beethoven.
They've won two you name it we keep -- Papa San clearly -- that your genes it must be really exciting to work on projects together with your dad.
Yeah I'm out on the southern animal house of eleven days old if you can have been on my entire life.
And yeah you can imagine kind of a fact that has on any given day and -- it's just.
It's it's wonderful to have all of my father and family business and now we actually get to work together you know for a long time I was concerned enough by a accusations of nepotism to go on my own and I made a name for myself and short films and playing film festivals.
I'm making my first two films and now really nothing makes me more proud making this film of my father.
Yeah -- say one of my favorite frames in the film the one that says produced by Ivan Reitman and Jason Reitman.
All of super cool Jason I've found this article about -- I guess -- candidates -- west -- service I believe it's Canadian.
But they they did say you know you look like a left wing he would -- -- talk like a free enterprise libertarian.
You have don't have -- -- yet.
Comedienne and down at any here of course in the US that they you're born in Montreal.
I didn't ask you with the whole you know we have this little -- the bail out the Health Care Reform.
You know we our I was -- -- Canada's health care your view on on.
Let's take one health care for example the reform going on.
He you know I I had nowhere well versed enough to really weigh in on this I actually grew up in Los Angeles so -- Canadian by birth.
That a Canadian citizenship I can't exactly.
Compare this to the Canadian health program I remember reading at peace in the claims once it's sad.
You know human being -- Can get a new knee in twelve weeks but a dog can get in two weeks now I don't think they have a perfect out there.
Movie there's some place.
-- critic can Chautauqua firmly yet not yet.
You know I had -- it Hillary escaped me your question.
That's and that sort of your dad.
-- -- -- I'm sorry about working with -- Now you pass the torch with your father recently.
Our -- -- yes sucked.
I'm so used to hearing the word Georgia that that was a little confuse you -- things are.
-- -- -- -- -- -- That was an unbelievable moment for my father and I my father passed the Olympic flame on Thursday night in Toronto just blocks away from wearing her.
And certainly that's I have never presume that I would do in my lifetime and it's an incredible honor and it's funny is people have been asking me -- -- -- -- but what does that mean.
Your father passing of the torch and while.
I don't think it really is a better medical board -- is what is it was tremendous -- My father and I both cried.
And they let you keep the torch.
I have a house a -- -- friends have been coming over the -- torch.
That's the torch there and the Golden Globes the Oscars wow what it what it quite stout but I can picture it all right.
And you know -- and make no -- you remember your interview happy hour we did not ask you how was it working with George Clooney now.
Thank you predict -- shot but I can't really hit Iowa yeah you have to adjust the pie chart but I.
Jason thanks so much good luck with it.
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