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It's not every day Empire meets a Booker Prize winner and even rarer for us to get the chance to trade blows with the winner of the 'Booker of Bookers'. But then there's only one Salman Rushdie: novelist, cinephile, Spurs fan and now screenwriter. He's translated his best-loved work, Midnight's Children, from the page to the screen in Deepa Mehta's ambitious new dramatisation. We took the chance to quiz him on the films that have been most important to him during his life.


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