"Everything you do in your life makes sense," said the director of "In America," the autobiographical film he wrote with his daughters.
"You get in a fight, you realize why you got there and why you said the stupid thing. Unless you see yourself with contradictions, you kind of are tied into a one-dimensional perspective on yourself," he explained.
The Writers Guild of America Thursday nominated Sheridan and his daughters Kirsten and Noami's screenplay for the best original screenplay award of 2003.
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