Director Casey Affleck finally admitted what many have suspected: That the seeming meltdown of actor Joaquin Phoenix depicted in Affleck's I'm Still Here was not a documentary after all.
"It's a terrific performance, it's the performance of his career," Affleck told The New York Times. Affleck admitted that the entire movie was a set-up, even if it wasn't intended to be a prank. "I never intended to trick anybody," said Affleck. "The idea of a quote, hoax, unquote, never entered my mind." clearly, many reviewers didn't think it was a hoax >> Posted 09.17.10 by Ryan