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James Cameron defends Titanic ending
So do about seven billion other people, so much so that Mythbusters proved the theory back in 2012.
This week, in a new interview with The Daily Beast, Titanic director James Cameron laughingly defended his decision to let Jack perish so he could save his true love Rose. “Look, it’s very, very simple: you read page 147 of the script and it says, “Jack gets off the board and gives his place to her so that she can survive,” he said. “His best choice was to keep his upper body out of the water and hope to get pulled out by a boat or something before he died.”
James Cameron with Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet on set.
Well, James, we saw the movie in theatre 10 times and believe otherwise. We’ll never let go, Jack.