Quotes by director

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  • Billy Wilder
    Billy Wilder
    Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and artist 1906-2002
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    A director must be a policeman, a midwife, a psychoanalyst, a sycophant and a bastard.
  • Ben Affleck
    Ben Affleck
    American actor and filmmaker. 1972-
    Ben Affleck
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    A friend of my mom's was a casting director so, really as kind of a lark, I had a couple of acting jobs that had just enough exposure to give me the option to continue if I wanted to. I followed through with it.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
    James Allen
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    A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
  • Scott Glenn
    Scott Glenn
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    Acting in movies is to put colors on an easel for the director to paint his own painting with in the editing room, long after I've left.
  • Bryce Courtenay
    Bryce Courtenay
    South African-Australian advertising director and novelist 1933-2012
    Bryce Courtenay
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    Advertising seemed almost natural to me because it was a business where you had to inform, persuade and educate. And so from being a junior copywriter to being the creative director of one of the largest advertising agencies in the country took me 4.5 years, which is, well, a fairly spectacular rise.
  • Bob Balaban
    Bob Balaban
    American actor, author and producer 1945-
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    And I think being a good director is being able to be completely tyrannical and you?ve got to be an absolute dictator while at the same time, you have to listen and see everything because it can all change on a dime.
  • Birgitte Hjort Sorensen
    Birgitte Hjort Sorensen
    Danish actrice 1982-
    Birgitte Hjort Sorensen
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    Any director or writer or artist has the right to do what they want to do - freedom of expression is something I celebrate.
  • Bernhard Schlink
    Bernhard Schlink
    German lawyer, academic, and novelist 1944-
    Bernhard Schlink
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    As an author, you hope for a director and a cast that will make something wonderful out of your book.
  • Bill Irwin
    Bill Irwin
    American actor, clown and comedian 1950-
    Bill Irwin
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    Being nominated is a great thrill, and we like to say that all four of us were nominated, which means that our director, Anthony Page was nominated four times.
  • Carter Burwell
    Carter Burwell
    American composer of film scores 1954-
    Carter Burwell
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    Carefully execute every instruction given to you by the director, producer, and studio. But that would be a life not worth living.
  • Bobby Farrelly
    Bobby Farrelly
    American film director, screenwriter and producer 1958-
    Bobby Farrelly
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    Clint Eastwood. Here's a guy who's been involved in so many movies, lots of them masterpieces, and now he's a director. I just like everything I know about him. He's very decisive, he makes up his mind real quick.
  • B. J. Novak
    B. J. Novak
    American actor, writer, comedian, and director 1979-
    B. J. Novak
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    Different people have different styles, but there is an opportunity as a director to be a writer in every moment, with every visual cue and every piece of production design. Everything is a decision, and everything can be obsessed over.
  • Ben Affleck
    Ben Affleck
    American actor and filmmaker. 1972-
    Ben Affleck
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    Every single director-actor I talked to, from Warren Beatty to Clint Eastwood to George Clooney, said the biggest mistake they made is not shooting enough footage of themselves.
  • Boman Irani
    Boman Irani
    Indian actor 1959-
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    For me, a director is a director immaterial of the gender. At the end of the day, the audience is only interested in watching a good film.
  • Berenice Bejo
    Berenice Bejo
    French-Argentine actress 1976-
    Berenice Bejo
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    For us, as actors, and even for the director, it gave us a sense of authenticity to what we were doing because we were talking about Hollywood and we were in Hollywood.
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