Neil Jordan: ‘I couldn’t make The Crying Game today’
The director on his new historical fiction novel, Harvey Weinstein and ageism in film
Neil Jordan at home in Dalkey , Co. Dublin. File Photograph: Eric Luke
We begin by comparing facial hair. Neil Jordan has cough-cough years on me, but, over the previous 12 months, we seem to have mutated into variations on the same grizzled, spectacled hermit
“How is that beard coming?” he asks.