” Normally as a director, you do look at other films and things that are relevant. But with this film, it became impossible because I became so aware of the camera placement. “


” I’d love to have another film to go on to. I’m in the mood to work. But I have to be patient, you know, to find that particular kind of project. Occasionally I’ll write one myself if I can summon up the energy. “


” I’ve become wary of interviews in which you’re forced to go back over the reasons why you made certain decisions. You tend to rationalize what you’ve done, to intellectually review a process that is often intuitive. “


” There’s almost a fear that if you understood too deeply the way you arrived at choices, you could become self-conscious. In any case, many ideas which are full of personal meaning seem rather banal when you put words to them. “


” Music stops you from thinking. “


” When I began making films, they were just movies: ‘What’s the new movie? What are you doing?’ Now they’re called ‘adult dramas. “


” You can mix in certain sensitivities as a filmmaker. “


” The best conversation with Stanley Kubrick is a silent one: you sit in a theatre and watch his films and you learn so much. “



All 8 Peter Weir Quotes about You in picture


Normally as a director, you do look at other films and things that are relevant. But with this film, it became impossible because I became so aware of the camera placement.
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Music stops you from thinking.
When I began making films, they were just movies:
You can mix in certain sensitivities as a filmmaker.
The best conversation with Stanley Kubrick is a silent one: you sit in a theatre and watch his films and you learn so much.
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