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This week marks the 30th anniversary of Scarface, Brian De Palma's bloody 1983 mob drama about Tony Montana, a Cuban immigrant who rises through Miami's drug scene to become a powerful kingpin. In the years since the movie's release, Al Pacino's Montana has become a kind of cult figure, referenced or alluded to in many hip-hop songs (like Nas's classic "The World Is Yours"), TV shows (like Breaking Bad) and video games (like Grand Theft Auto: Vice City). And of course he has appeared on countless dorm room posters and T-shirts.
In honour of the film's anniversary, here's George talking to Steven Bauer, who played Tony Montana's right-hand man Manny Ribera:
And here's George's conversation with Brian De Palma, in which the director talked about his long and varied career in the movie business, from Carrie to Passion, by way of Scarface: