MoorishGirl has this link to The Guardian interview with Hanif Kureishi, the acclaimed author, playwright and screenwriter (My Beautiful Laundrette, My Son the Fanatic) who first shot into prominence with his fantastic and all-time classic, The Buddha of Suburbia. And he is still a big of a shocker.
bq. Now 48 and smoothly turned out, he sits on a sofa in his publicist’s office, legs akimbo, and observes the world with imperious ease. He has written a film, The Mother, about the sex life of a woman approaching 70. “I can’t imagine hip young kids queueing at the Odeon to see a film about an old girl,” he says laconically. “I don’t really care. I didn’t write it because I thought it would make me a rich man. I wrote it because I was interested in it.”