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My top ten fears

Neil Jordan, director

By Elena Lappin   July 2004

Neil Jordan, 54, is a writer and film director. His most recent novel is Shade (John Murray). He won an Oscar for the screenplay of his film The Crying Game.

10 Dracula’s batwings. I saw the first Dracula movie when I was seven. It didn’t scare me that much, but the sound of those batwings frightened me.

9 Nightmares about films I’m making. I have a recurring dream just before I start filming. I’m on a film set and there are hundreds of people around, big stars, all the producers, and I’ve forgotten what I’m there to do, I’ve…

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