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Peter Weir Quotes

Peter Weir Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Peter Weir
Type:
Director
Nationality:
Australian
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Birth year:

  • 1
    I'd love to have another film to go on to. I'm in the mood to work. But I have to be patient, you know, to find that particular kind of project. Occasionally I'll write one myself if I can summon up the energy. Peter_WeirPeter Weir
  • 2
    I've become wary of interviews in which you're forced to go back over the reasons why you made certain decisions. You tend to rationalize what you've done, to intellectually review a process that is often intuitive. Peter_WeirPeter Weir
  • 3
    It was immediately apparent that it was full of tricky ingredients to balance. In fact, I found it very intriguing. What held me back from saying yes to the producer was that I wasn't sure who could play Truman. Peter_WeirPeter Weir
  • 4
    Music stops you from thinking. Peter_WeirPeter Weir
  • 5
    National film industries tend to move in cycles. In Australia right now, we're on a high, a feeling of potential, which as yet shows no sign of flagging. But the word "industry" is misleading. A small national cinema has no industry in the Hollywood sense. Peter_WeirPeter Weir
  • 6
    Normally as a director, you do look at other films and things that are relevant. But with this film, it became impossible because I became so aware of the camera placement. Peter_WeirPeter Weir
  • 7
    There's almost a fear that if you understood too deeply the way you arrived at choices, you could become self-conscious. In any case, many ideas which are full of personal meaning seem rather banal when you put words to them. Peter_WeirPeter Weir
  • 8
    Well, all these stars have their houses swept quite regularly by people who work in the surveillance security business. They come in and they look for bugs and things. Peter_WeirPeter Weir
  • 9
    Well, there's that girl on the Internet - although this isn't an example of someone who doesn't know they're on - but there's a girl on the Internet who posts one photograph every two minutes from her bedroom. Peter_WeirPeter Weir