Spike Jonze Makes Amazing Movies – In The Editing Bay

“He said 2013’s Her — which tells the story of a man (Joaquin Phoenix) who forms a relationship with his OS, Samantha (voiced by Scarlett Johansson) — gave him and co-editor Jeff Buchanan plenty of opportunity to ‘rewrite’ in the cutting room since the audience never sees Samantha. ‘It was like getting to re-shoot a character in a movie as many times as you’d like,’ he said.”