Steven Spielberg: Mining Personal History for ‘The Fabelmans

Steven Spielberg has said that making "The Fabelmans" based on his family history was "really intimidating" and "very hard to endure" at times.

On Saturday evening at the Toronto International Picture Festival, the latest film by the legendary director debuted to critical acclaim and

mainly positive reviews. The semi-autobiographical movie is already being talked about as a possible Oscar winner. It tells the story of Sam

Fabelman, a young boy who falls in love with movies but can't follow his dream because his family is fighting.

 the room from the gathered journalists, who had to submit questions almost 24 hours in advance), the director of "Jaws" stated that he

presence ofm the gathered journalist ( who had to submit questions almost 24 hours in advance), the director of "Jaws" stated that he

"would be a lot easier than it turned out to be because I know the material and I've known the characters all my life."