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Bruce Beresford Quotes

Everyone has seen photographs of Mexicans wearing those big sombreros. When you come to Mexico, the astonishing thing is, nobody wears these hats at all.
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When we were trying to get the money for Driving Miss Daisy, everyone kept saying no one could direct it well enough to entertain an audience for 100 minutes essentially watching three people chatting in the kitchen.

— Bruce Beresford

Film is shot in fragments, and the same moments can be shot again and again until the director is satisfied.

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The music of the most popular operas is so highly esteemed, it can stand endless revivals.

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When I was 24 I went to Nigeria and it was such a culture shock, growing up in Australia and suddenly being the only white man in this unit full of black men.

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Perhaps the most difficult thing is shooting scenes set 6,000 feet up in the mountains of Mexico.

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Directing an opera is similar to directing a play. The singing must not get in the way of the drama.

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For a director, the most challenging scenes are the dialogue scenes.

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I'd really been interested in opera when I was about 16, and I really like staging them.

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In my view, the operas of Carlisle Floyd will find a place in the permanent repertoire.

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In opera, everyone's watching from a fixed viewpoint, and that really challenges you. Lighting, the sets, stage groupings, the music-but doesn't relate too much to film.

— Bruce Beresford

I don't rehearse films as much as opera or theatre. When I began directing films I thought a long rehearsal was a good idea. Experience showed me that the best performance was often left in a rehearsal room.

— Bruce Beresford

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