Exclusive - Louis C.K. Extended Interview Pt. 1

  • Aired:  01/28/14
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In this exclusive, unedited interview, comedian Louis C.K. explains the origins of his just-released 1998 film, "Tomorrow Night." (4:33)

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]>> Jon: WELCOME BACK.

MY GUEST TONIGHT ONE OF BEST.

HE DIRECTED A FILM OVER 15 YEARSAGO AND IS RELEASING IT ON HIS

WEB SITE TOMORROW IT'S CALLED"TOMORROW NIGHT."

>> HELLO, HELLO, MOM?

>> YES!

>> MOM, IT'S ME WILLIE, YOUR SONWILLIE, HOW ARE YOU DOING, MA?

>> OH, FINE.

[ LAUGHTER ]I'M A VERY

OLD WOMAN.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> MOM, YOU SOUND WEIRD.

ARE YOU OKAY?

[LAUGHTER]>> Jon: PLEASE WELCOME BACK TO

THE PROGRAM LOUIS CK.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]LOUIS CK!

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]LOUIS CK!

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]WHAT?

WHAT ARE YOU ENGLEBERTHUMPERDINK?

WHAT IS THIS?

>> I WANTED TO MAKE SURE THECOUPLE IN THE CORNER GOT A

LITTLE LOVE.

>> Jon: A LITTLE LOVE FROM

LOUIE, OVER THERE.

DOUBLE GUNS, BABY.

>> I FORGOT STEVE CARELL WAS --

>> Jon: WOULD THAT BE WEIRD ONA LATE NIGHT SHOW?

COULD YOU DO THAT, YOU THINK?

IS THERE ANY OTHER HOST THATYOU -- CAN'T TOUCH HIS FACE.

>> I WOULD BE ON "THE NEW YORKPOST".

>> Jon: I'VE BEEN ON LETTERMANA BUNCH OF TIMES.

I DON'T THINK I TOUCHED HISFACE.

>> I HAVE NEVER TOUCHED HISFACE.

THERE'S AN ENORMOUS.

MOST PEOPLE'S FACES I HAVEN'TTOUCHED.

>> Jon: IN THE WORLD?

>> MAYBE 15 FACES MY ENTIRELIFE.

16 NOW BECAUSE I TOUCHED YOURS.

MY FIRST TIME I TOUCHED MY OWN.

IT'S GETTING STUPID.

>> Jon: IT IS GETTING A LITTLESTUPID.

YOU HAVE STEVE CARELL IN THISFILM SMIGEL, ALL THESE GREAT

PEOPLE IN THE FILM.

>> I KNOW THEY ARE IN IT, YES.

>> Jon: YOU BROKE THEM INTHEIR CAREERS.

YOU WERE THE ONE.

THAT'S RIGHT.

>> Jon: AND NOW YOU ARERELEASING IT.

>> THAT'S RIGHT.

THEY WERE ALL BROKEN BY THISFILM THAT NO ONE HAS EVER SEEN.

[ LAUGHTER ]THE BEGINNINGS OF STEVE

CARELL.

IT WAS DELAYED.

>> Jon: WHEN DID YOU FINISHIT, FINISH IT?

I REMEMBER YOU WERE EDITING ITAND IT WAS 1996.

>> YOU GAVE ME $5,000 TO HELP MEMAKE THE MOVIE.

DO YOU REMEMBER THAT?

>> Jon: I DO REMEMBER THAT.

>> YOU SHOULD ALL KNOW THAT IFYOU WANT MONEY FOR YOUR

PROJECT -->> Jon: NO.

LOUIE CAME TO ME.

>> HE DOESN'T SAY NO.

>> Jon: WE MADE A DEAL.

I GAVE YOU THE MONEY AND YOUGAVE ME -- REMEMBER THAT TRUMPET

YOU USED TO HAVE? I BOUGHT YOURTRUMPET.

>> THAT'S RIGHT.

>> Jon: YOU USED THAT MONEY TOMAKE THE MOVIE.

>> I WASN'T ALL THAT -- YES, ITHELPED.

A BUNCH OF FRIENDS GAVE MEMONEY.

>> Jon: I THOUGHT IT WAS SMARTTO GIVE YOU MONEY FOR THIS FILM

AND NOT YOUR SHOW.

I'M SMART THAT WAY.

I SAID LET ME CHOOSE BETWEEN THETWO.

LET ME PICK THE ONE THAT ISNEVER COMING OUT.

>> THAT'S RIGHT.

I LOVED IT AND WANTED IT.

MADE IT JUST THE WAY I WANTEDTO.

ALL THE MONEY I HAD I PUT INTOIT.

AND SOME I DIDN'T.

AND I DID A FEW ILLEGAL THINGSTO GET IT DONE AND THEN I TOOK

IT TO SUNDANCE AND NOBODY WANTEDIT.

I STUCK IT ON A SHELF AND ITHOUGHT SOME DAY I'LL SHOW IT TO

EVERYBODY ONE PERSON AT A TIME.

[ LAUGHTER ]THAT'S WHAT I'M DOING.

I DIDN'T KNOW THERE WAS NOINTERNET WHEN I MADE THIS MOVIE.

>> Jon: WHEN YOU SHOW IT TOTHEM, TOUCH THEIR FACES.

>> IT'S A GOOD PERSONAL --THAT'S RIGHT.

>> Jon: GO, DO YOU LIKE IT?

THAT WILL BE NICE.

HERE IS WHAT -- LOUIE AND IWORKED TOGETHER ON

CAROLINE'S COMEDYHOUR.

HE HAD THE BEST IDEAS BUT WECOULD NEVER AFFORD THEM.

DAVID ATTELL AND I WERE THEOTHER TWO WRITERS.

WE WOULD BE LIKE WHAT IF WEHAD FIVE SECOND SCENERIOS ANDSOMETHING

FUNNY HAPPENS.

AND LOUIE WOULD BE LIKE AND WHATIF WE GOT AN ARMY OF HESSIAN

FIGHTERS.

WE WOULD BE LIKE IT'S HILARIOUSBUT WE CAN'T DO IT.

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