September 15, 1996

After tonight's editing session, Robin and I were forced to acknowledge that our chances of making the Sundance deadline are looking mighty slim. We're still going to try, but at our present rate we won't be anywhere near finished by October 11.

The scene we're working on, the first phone conversation between Michael and Mimi, is looking great, though. It's by far the strongest scene in the movie so far. And one of the most complicated to cut--but Robin is a really good editor, and we manage to overcome most of the little problems that come up.

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