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Rebel Without a Crew: Or How a 23-Year-Old Filmmaker with $7,000 Became a Hollywood Player Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Robert Rodríguez
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Topics for Discussion

Discuss inspiration. Is self-motivation enough for Robert to achieve his dreams? Does he benefit from anyone else's support, material or emotional?

Discuss self-reliance. Does Robert really produce El Mariachi by himself? Is he a self-made filmmaker? Why is it so hard for movie professionals to believe his story?

Discuss rebellion. Does Robert follow rules? Does this help or hurt his career?

Discuss changes. How different is life for Robert in Los Angeles? What kind of values does he encounter there? Do they resemble his? Does he enjoy his visits there?

Discuss the value of hard work. How hard does Robert work on his practice movie? Does he enjoy work? Once he makes it in Hollywood, does the help of professional editors make his load lighter?

Discuss Carlos's role. Carlos is Robert's friend and El Mariachi's main character; what other roles does he play in the book...

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