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    An actor has to embody a role. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    And it's a question of how far we're willing to go in order to let the ego shine, in order to let that beacon penetrate not only the local scene but the world. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    Because when you have millions of people with this kind of need for gratification, and the culture is saying that it's possible for everyone to satisfy all of their needs and desires all of the time, there are obviously going to be clashes - clashes of ego. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    But a writer's contribution is literary and a film is not literary. When you take that stuff off the page, and cast the people who are going to fit into those roles, that's what being a director is. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    I also know what looks good before the camera, how to move the camera, and how to get a story on the screen. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    I feel very comfortable shooting music, and I think you can see that. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    I really believe you can predict when someone has a great attitude, a real well of talent. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    I try to get the best performance an actor can give. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    I'm always interested in the working class people. I am one. They're subjugated, they're paid very little and they can make it in show biz. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    I'm not in front of the camera, they are. I encourage them; I build up as much of their confidence and ego as possible. They've got to take control; I can't act it out. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    If people are worried about the size of their trailers, I kind of say their priorities are off. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    It isn't glamorous until after the film is finished, and you are at the premiere and getting your picture on the cover of magazines. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    It was the era of Tab Hunter and Rock Hudson; they all had a certain look. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    It's all about the same thing, being able to pull people into a situation where you have a vision, and transport that vision off the page. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    Look at Walter Huston in The Devil and Daniel Webster: It's an incredible performance. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    Music has always been an important thing to me in my life and understand I've worked in the music business. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    My creative partner is a writer, and he's got an executive producing credit on this film. We've made three films together and I would never underestimate the impact of a writer. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    Our society gives power to people who are successful. All of a sudden, if you've created something unique and interesting, you're set apart. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    Russell Crowe is very difficult, but it's worth it. He's the real thing. I can tell you this. Russell Crowe was just as difficult before he was an international star as he was afterwards. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    That whole process of somebody who has all that charisma and talent, to be able to break through and make it in America is fabulous. Taylor-HackfordTaylor Hackford
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    The director's job should give you a sense of music without drawing attention to itself. Taylor-Hackford/">Taylor Hackford
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    The SAS is the most elite of the special forces in the world. They are not people who go out and advertise; they keep it inside. They don't want anybody to know about them. Taylor-Hackford/">Taylor Hackford
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    The whole concept of the devil is a metaphor on one level. Taylor-Hackford/">Taylor Hackford
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    This devil loves mankind because men are going to always make the choice that will send him into ascendancy. He's been winning the game for a long time. Taylor-Hackford/">Taylor Hackford
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    We all get paid very, very well, and we have responsibilities. Taylor-Hackford/">Taylor Hackford
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    Well I don't think I've scored my life exclusively to Ray Charles. Taylor-Hackford/">Taylor Hackford
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    When I finish a film, I put it away and I never look at it again. Taylor-Hackford/">Taylor Hackford