It’s been nearly nine years since the incredibly tense finale of The Sopranos – and it still makes the show’s creator teary at the very thought of it.
“I’ll tell you this about it,” Chase said, responding to an audience question at New York’s Vulture Festival this weekend. “I’m filled with sadness when I see that ending. I get all choked up — just thinking about it, I get all choked up.”
And it’s not just the nostalgia, he was quick to add, but the final scene itself.
“The way the thing builds and the music, to me, it gets me; it makes me want to cry, ” The Hollywood Reporter quoted him as saying. “And it’s not, ‘oh there goes the show, there goes part of my life’ — it’s what’s going on on the screen.”
Kasia is a TV, film and arts journalist who writes news, feautures and comment. She spends a lot of time feeling nostalgic about 90s American films and working her way back through the Desert Island Discs archive.