The story of four boys setting off to see a dead body, STAND BY ME is adapted from a nostalgic novella by acclaimed horror icon Stephen King – and directed by Rob Reiner, who discussed his creative process alongside editor Robert Leighton before the Fellows of the AFI Conservatory as part of AFI’S MASTERCLASS: THE ART OF COLLABORATION.
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