The stronger the participation of the female characters, the better the movie. They knew that in the old days, when women stars were equally as important as men.
I read every book there was on jazz, about the original players - King Oliver, Buddy Bolden and all those groups. At one time I was fairly well schooled in that... I could tell you who played where and when, historically, way before my time.
I want the troops from Great Britain and the U.S. to be successful, but by the same token, Afghanistan has always been a screw-up.
As long as somebody finances you, can make a film and get it seen any place and in any language; then, hopefully, it's a success.