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Bruce Beresford Quotes & Quotations
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    At HBO, they seem to be well-informed. They make what I think are really quite mature films. Bruce-BeresfordBruce Beresford
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    Everyone has seen photographs of Mexicans wearing those big sombreros. When you come to Mexico, the astonishing thing is, nobody wears these hats at all. Bruce-BeresfordBruce Beresford
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    Film is shot in fragments, and the same moments can be shot again and again until the director is satisfied. Bruce-BeresfordBruce Beresford
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    He's wrong. That's why his films look so terrible. Bruce-BeresfordBruce Beresford
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    I don't rehearse films as much as opera or theatre. When I began directing films I thought a long rehearsal was a good idea. Experience showed me that the best performance was often left in a rehearsal room. Bruce-BeresfordBruce Beresford
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    In Australia, they set up a special fund to kick films off. It was quite an enlightened sort of move. You could go to this government bureau with scripts and and get finance for films. Bruce-BeresfordBruce Beresford
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    In my view, the operas of Carlisle Floyd will find a place in the permanent repertoire. Bruce-BeresfordBruce Beresford
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    In opera, everyone's watching from a fixed viewpoint, and that really challenges you. Lighting, the sets, stage groupings, the music-but doesn't relate too much to film. Bruce-BeresfordBruce Beresford
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    In silent movies, they tended to put the camera down, and everybody walked in front of it and acted, and then they all walked off. Cutting was quite infrequent. Bruce-BeresfordBruce Beresford
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    It's not enough to hit the notes. There is no point in the singers just standing there and sounding wonderful if they're not connecting with the characters they are portraying. Bruce-BeresfordBruce Beresford
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    Perhaps the most difficult thing is shooting scenes set 6,000 feet up in the mountains of Mexico. Bruce-BeresfordBruce Beresford
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    Tender Mercies is a very low-budget film, but it was a huge budget compared to anything I had done in Australia. My fee for Tender Mercies was something like five times all of my Australian films combined. Bruce-BeresfordBruce Beresford
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    The music of the most popular operas is so highly esteemed, it can stand endless revivals. Bruce-BeresfordBruce Beresford
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    The number of opera houses around the world and the high attendance rates show that opera an art form that is more popular than ever. Bruce-BeresfordBruce Beresford
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    There were movies that always made me want to be a director. You see brilliant scenes and the way the emotions were handled. I thought, I'd really like to do that. Bruce-BeresfordBruce Beresford
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    There's a bright spot in every dark cloud. Bruce-BeresfordBruce Beresford
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    When the music and the characters are flawlessly synchronized, the opera develops an emotional force that movies and plays cannot match. Bruce-BeresfordBruce Beresford
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    With Cold Sassy Tree having its first production, I saw no necessity to do anything other than produce it with the correct setting. Bruce-BeresfordBruce Beresford