Find the best quotes by Norman Jewison.
When you shoot a musical, you’re shooting to lipsynch tracks, so we had to figure out our choreography and work out what we wanted to…
Well, you know the old line – to be nominated is what it’s all about. I think that I’ve done pretty well – I’ve had…
It’s an entire industry focusing on young male viewers that want action and violence. They sell us something that isn’t valid. They’re selling films like…
I think I’ve done pretty well. I’ve had about 46, or 47 nominations from my movies, and my films have won about 12 awards, so…
I don’t like to think that maybe I’m just getting old. I’m not too excited about watching a huge explosion. I’m more interested in people…
I still get a lot of material but I find that as one gets older you get more fussy. You know you’re going spend a…
As you know, in America there’s no rights for the artist, so whatever films I’ve made kind of belong to the studio, so if they…
Everything Sholom Aleichem talks about in his plays and his short stories is about people, family, man’s relationship with his God, the breaking down of…
With most British actors, it’s amazing. I think they start with the character on the outside and work in.
And even Moonstruck – for some reason the audience were just in the mood for a very romantic film, because it’s one of the few…
We also have a tendency to root for the fugitive. We’re always on the side of the animal being chased.
When I make a film, I never want the film to become a vehicle of social propaganda. If I wanted to do that, I’d make…
Moonstruck… was one of the few romantic comedies to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar.
Michael Caine is a movie star, but he’s also a great actor. I can’t say that about every movie star. It’s the concentration he has.
Look, I’m just a storyteller. When I make a film, I never want the film to become a vehicle of social propaganda.
In America there’s no rights for the artist, so whatever films I’ve made kind of belong to the studio.
I’m in the mood for another Moonstruck experience, for another romantic comedy.
I’m just a storyteller.
I work with a lot of movie stars.
I was very disappointed that Denzel didn’t win Best Actor for The Hurricane because I thought he deserved it.
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