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in Filmmaking
on Oct 26, 2004


“And it seems to me to be almost the perfect life, really. I mean, I would like to be taller and have more hair [laughs] and things, but apart from those physical things I can’t really imagine how my life could be improved. I hope that doesn’t sound smug, but it is a pretty good life.”

That’s British d.j. John Peel, the legendary musical tastemaker who championed and established bands like Joy Division and the Sex Pistols, as quoted in an interview on the B92 website as linked to by the ever essential Greencine Daily. Peel, 65, died yesterday, and, like us, our friends at Greencine saw fit to acknowledge on their film site the immense contribution Peel has made to our modern culture.

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