It has been over 20 years since director James Cameron created his feature-length masterpiece, Titanic. The movie, based on the tragic sinking of the R.M.S Titanic in 1912, captured the hearts of critics and audiences alike. It won 11 Oscars, including awards for Best Picture and Best Director. The film also helped jet set careers for stars, Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, whose characters fall in love aboard the ship before its tragic demise.
But telling this story and conveying the heartbreaking disaster was no easy feat. Many know Cameron to be a perfectionist on set. This is what makes it so interesting to learn what life was like for the cast and crew in order to bring his vision to fruition. Here are some of the most fascinating facts behind the making of Titanic.