” The only way you can learn about making films is by making them, by putting your stamp on the thing. “


” To be successful at anything, you need the right to fail, not just occasionally. “


” Truth is quite constricting, in a way. You endlessly see at the start of a film ‘This is a true story’. “


” I teach film directing, inasmuch as you can. It’s not really possible to teach film direction, but I sit there as a sort of testimony of experience and know-how, I suppose. “


” When I go and teach, it sort of opens me up in some way. And when you’re open, you’re more receptive. “


” I never thought I was very good at developing material. I grew up at the BBC where they sent you scripts. “



All 6 Stephen Frears Quotes about You in picture


The only way you can learn about making films is by making them, by putting your stamp on the thing.
To be successful at anything, you need the right to fail, not just occasionally.
Truth is quite constricting, in a way. You endlessly see at the start of a film
I teach film directing, inasmuch as you can. It
When I go and teach, it sort of opens me up in some way. And when you
I never thought I was very good at developing material. I grew up at the BBC where they sent you scripts.

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