Cinequest is for the first time specifically recognizing technologists this year with its brand new Maverick Innovator Award. One recipient of the award is Actor, Writer and Director Matthew Modine, who is being recognized for his work on the “appumentary” Full Metal Jacket Diary. The appumentary, which has been adapted from Modine’s book Full Metal Jacket Diary, is based on his experience during the filming of one his most iconic roles, Pvt. J.T. “Joker” Davis in Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket.
The Daily Quirk was honored to sit down with Modine at Cinequest Film Festival to talk about his life, the award and Full Metal Jacket Diary. Watch the exclusive interview below!
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