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Carter Burwell Quotes

If someone suddenly lost their director the day before shooting and wanted me to step in, Id be willing to. But Id do brain surgery the same way. Im always up for something new.
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I think I've only done one horror movie, Psycho III. That was a walk in the park compared to a romantic comedy.

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Music is the subliminal connecting adhesive in film, or at least in narrative feature films.

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Carefully execute every instruction given to you by the director, producer, and studio. But that would be a life not worth living.

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A carefree quality is a whole aspect of life that I will never understand. I don't think I have ever been carefree and can't see the pleasure of it.

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John Barry was the first film composer I was aware of. As a teenager I owned several of his Bond soundtracks.

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New Yorkers may think they're on some cutting edge, but that's not especially true. It is, however, the most exciting heterogeneous mess of a town I've ever seen.

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Even if I went off to some other career, I hope I would still be doing Coen films.

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How does my music connect to an audience? That is just a complete mystery to me.

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I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.

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Learning how to improvise really awakened my interest in music.

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I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really to have destroyed the genre, which at one time offered great musical opportunities.

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On Being John Malkovich and the cinema of the absurd, I do enjoy it. I wish there were more like it. The very fact that there can't be more like it is one of the reasons it's admirable.

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