Robert Redford and J.C. Chandor at Cannes 2013 with "All Is Lost"
Robert Redford and J.C. Chandor at Cannes 2013 with "All Is Lost"

Robert Redford and his "All Is Lost" director J.C. Chandor appeared on Charlie Rose last week, talking about what inspired them during the making of the film -- and the significance in casting a familiar face to play the aging sailor who encounters an unexpected and life-threatening accident while alone at sea. Watch below.

"All Is Lost" hit theaters October 11. In our TOH! 2014 Oscar predictions, we have 77-year-old Redford pegged as a frontrunner for a Best Actor nomination. Our coverage of his Telluride tribute is here.