Gabriele Muccino on The Pursuit of Happyness

The Pursuit of Happyness is out this week on DVD and tells the remarkable true life tale of Chris Gardner.

He was a salesman in San Francisco during the early 80s and battled through numerous personal and financial hardships as he tried to become a stockbroker.

Will Smith was nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of Gardner in the lead role and was instrumental in hiring Italian director Gabriele Muccino.

Gabriele directing Will Smith on set

I spoke with Gabriele about the film around its UK release in January and you can listen to the interview here:

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