Dino De Laurentiis
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Dino De Laurentiis
If you lived in a provincial town like Torre Annunziata, where there was nothing to do in the evening but go to the movies with…
If you get a book which is 600 pages, you have to reduce it to a script of 100 pages. In two hours of film,…
After The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal, the audience would like to know where, when, and who arrests Hannibal Lecter for the first time.…
When I cook, my brain stops completely.
We set ourselves a limit and cut characters which weren’t so vital.
These scenes deal with what happened before Hannibal Lecter was captured for the first time.
The pope dies, you get another pope.
Mr Tony Hopkins says he’s willing to do it if he likes the script.
Making movies is all about instinct.
It’s a fantastic review. Sixty percent of the American reviews are sensational, 20% are mixed, not so good.
I realized the exciting place was behind the camera with the producer, director and so on.
If no producer, no movie.
I have two young girls, 8 and 10. They really keep me young.
My philosophy is very simple. To feel young, you must work as long as you can.
After the war, there was no industry. We lost the war. We had our whole city destroyed. No money. No studio. No film. No camera.…
To me the only real star of the movie is the writer. And I work with writers very closely, from outline to first draft and…
Nobody taught Picasso how to paint – he learned for himself. And nobody can teach you to be a producer. You can learn the mechanics,…
I see my face in the mirror, and I said, ‘No, my ambition is not to be an actor.’
I’ve been very lucky in my long life. On three continents, in diverse cultures, through happy moments, not-so-happy moments, and moments as marvelous as this…
The audience wants to be attracted not by the critics, but by a great story. You must deliver to the audience emotion – and when…
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