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I’ve always had a compassion for characters in novels – the sense that they are, whatever they might think, living in a world that has…
Certainly it’s very difficult to keep momentum going through a film which has as many characters as this does, and the piece took on a…
But I’m very happy to work within tight parameters, and when you know you have an actor for two days, and you have to get…
The bottom line is, it’s a great script and that’s very inspiring and makes you want to overcome whatever technical difficulties you come up against.
Realistic novels simply pretend that the rules of their invented worlds are identical to the rules of actual life, but that’s a ruse.
Men tend to try to struggle to be more rational and reduce things to simplicity more and are more impatient with ambiguity than women are.
I had very clever producers, who scheduled it brilliantly, but scheduling it was a nightmare.
Fundamentally, whether directing in the theatre or a film, you have to be a good storyteller, regardless of the form. The thing I had to…
I write in expectation that readers want to participate in a kind of two-sided game: They are trying to guess what I am up to…
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