For Roland Emmerich, the easy choice would have been to join the family business.
His father had founded a thriving garden machinery company, but young Roland's interest in lawnmowers, and their like, was limited.
"I knew very early that I didn't want to do that," Emmerich says. "But I also didn't know what I wanted to do, so I was dabbling in a lot of things. And then actually after a while, it slowly occurred to me that maybe film would be great." Read full article »