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41 Beresford Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: I didn't get upset because I wasn't nominated, but I was a little surprised. I didn't get upset because I wasn't nominated, but I was a little surprised. — Bruce Beresford
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Beresford Sayings By David Wenham: I'd love to work with the people who really got the film industry going again I'd love to work with the people who really got the film industry going again through the '70s: Peter Weir, Bruce Beresford, Gillian Armstrong, Fred Schepisi. — David Wenham
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Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: Everyone has seen photographs of Mexicans wearing those big sombreros. When you come to Mexico, 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. — Bruce Beresford
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Beresford Sayings By Kate Atkinson: The purpose of Art is to convey the truth of a thing, not to be The purpose of Art is to convey the truth of a thing, not to be the truth itself. SYLVIE BERESFORD TODD — Kate Atkinson
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Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: When we were trying to get the money for Driving Miss Daisy, everyone kept saying 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
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Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: There were movies that always made me want to be a director. You see brilliant There were movies that always made me want to be a director. You see brilliant scenes and the way the emotions were handled. I thought, I'd really like to do that. — Bruce Beresford
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Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: At HBO, they seem to be well-informed. They make what I think are really quite At HBO, they seem to be well-informed. They make what I think are really quite mature films. — Bruce Beresford
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Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: Quite a few operas are still being commissioned around the world, although nothing apart from Quite a few operas are still being commissioned around the world, although nothing apart from audience popularity can ensure more than a few performances. — Bruce Beresford
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Beresford Sayings By Elizabeth Gaskell: If Miss Beresford had not been in such a hurry to marry a poor country If Miss Beresford had not been in such a hurry to marry a poor country clergyman, there was no knowing what she might not have become. But Dixon was too loyal to desert her in her affliction and downfall (alias her married life). — Elizabeth Gaskell
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Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: Directing an opera is similar to directing a play. The singing must not get in Directing an opera is similar to directing a play. The singing must not get in the way of the drama. — Bruce Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: I thought, This is fabulous. It sent shivers up my spine. I thought, What kinds I thought, This is fabulous. It sent shivers up my spine. I thought, What kinds of people are these that would produce this kind of music in a camp? All the prison camp stories I've seen, and heard of, were about the heroism of men. As I researched this and heard the music, I realized that women were heroic too, on just as grand a scale. And their treatment was just as appalling. — Bruce Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Stephen Wentworth Roskill: You cannot build ships in a hurry with a Supplementary Estimate. Admiral Sir J. A. You cannot build ships in a hurry with a Supplementary Estimate. Admiral Sir J. A. Fisher to Lord Charles Beresford. 27th February 1902. — Stephen Wentworth Roskill
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: It's not enough to hit the notes. There is no point in the singers just It's not enough to hit the notes. There is no point in the singers just standing there and sounding wonderful if they're not connecting with the characters they are portraying. — Bruce Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: When the music and the characters are flawlessly synchronized, the opera develops an emotional force When the music and the characters are flawlessly synchronized, the opera develops an emotional force that movies and plays cannot match. — Bruce Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Stephen Beresford: I feel wonderful and sad. It's the gin. I feel wonderful and sad. It's the gin. — Stephen Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: With a film, I do my best to understand the author's intentions and try to With a film, I do my best to understand the author's intentions and try to bring the characters to life. — Bruce Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Kate Atkinson: The grain had entered the shell (Sylvie's own metaphoric stance) and the pearl that would The grain had entered the shell (Sylvie's own metaphoric stance) and the pearl that would be Edward Beresford Todd began to grow until he was revealed into the sunshine that came before the Great War and lay happily for hours on end in his pram with nothing but a silver hare dangling from the pram hood for company. His — Kate Atkinson
Beresford Sayings By Alexander Beresford Hope: Painful as it may be to hear it, there's nothing special about the people of Painful as it may be to hear it, there's nothing special about the people of this country that sets them apart from the other people of the world. It is the Bill of Rights, and only the Bill of Rights, that keeps us from becoming the world's biggest banana republic. The moment we forget that, the American Dream is over. — Alexander Beresford Hope
Beresford Sayings By Jodi Picoult: There's no one in the house, obviously. It's probably good for you to go there There's no one in the house, obviously. It's probably good for you to go there anyway to make sure everything's all right." As if there would be a break-in in Beresford, New Hampshire. My mother presses the key into my palm. "Just sleep on it," she says. I know I should refuse, make a clean break. — Jodi Picoult
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: The music of the most popular operas is so highly esteemed, it can stand endless The music of the most popular operas is so highly esteemed, it can stand endless revivals. — Bruce Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: Perhaps the most difficult thing is shooting scenes set 6,000 feet up in the mountains Perhaps the most difficult thing is shooting scenes set 6,000 feet up in the mountains of Mexico. — Bruce Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: I don't rehearse films as much as opera or theatre. When I began directing films 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
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: In silent movies, they tended to put the camera down, and everybody walked in front In silent movies, they tended to put the camera down, and everybody walked in front of it and acted, and then they all walked off. Cutting was quite infrequent. — Bruce Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: The number of opera houses around the world and the high attendance rates show that The number of opera houses around the world and the high attendance rates show that opera an art form that is more popular than ever. — Bruce Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: For a director, the most challenging scenes are the dialogue scenes. For a director, the most challenging scenes are the dialogue scenes. — Bruce Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: In Australia, they set up a special fund to kick films off. It was quite In Australia, they set up a special fund to kick films off. It was quite an enlightened sort of move. You could go to this government bureau with scripts and and get finance for films. — Bruce Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: When I was 24 I went to Nigeria and it was such a culture shock, 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. — Bruce Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: Film is shot in fragments, and the same moments can be shot again and again Film is shot in fragments, and the same moments can be shot again and again until the director is satisfied. — Bruce Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Alexander Beresford Hope: There is no such thing as a liberal ... There hasn't been for a long, There is no such thing as a liberal ... There hasn't been for a long, long time. I never use the word and you shouldn't either - nobody should. 'Liberal' is what socialists call themselves when they don't want you to understand that they plan to take away your rights, your property, and eventually your life. — Alexander Beresford Hope
Beresford Sayings By Lucy Beresford: Understand that you can't change people; you can only change your attitude to those people. Understand that you can't change people; you can only change your attitude to those people. — Lucy Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: In opera, everyone's watching from a fixed viewpoint, and that really challenges you. Lighting, the 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
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: He's wrong. That's why his films look so terrible. He's wrong. That's why his films look so terrible. — Bruce Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: It is essential to do everything possible to attract young people to opera so they It is essential to do everything possible to attract young people to opera so they can see that it is not some antiquated art form but a repository of the most glorious music and drama that man has created. — Bruce Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: On stage, the audience watches from a fixed viewpoint and the director cannot retake something On stage, the audience watches from a fixed viewpoint and the director cannot retake something he doesn't like. It has to work straight through. — Bruce Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: In my view, the operas of Carlisle Floyd will find a place in the permanent In my view, the operas of Carlisle Floyd will find a place in the permanent repertoire. — Bruce Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Elisabeth Beresford: Make good use of bad rubbish. Make good use of bad rubbish. — Elisabeth Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Raymond Beresford Hamilton: As the sun rules the day and the moon governs the night, so too, we As the sun rules the day and the moon governs the night, so too, we are connected by: the air that we breathe, light that we see and the darkness that follows. Life is too short to waste it on disagreements. Surely, we can all agree to disagree. So let us find a common ground, form a union and spread joy, happiness and freedom around the world for the benefit of you, me and the future generations to come. — Raymond Beresford Hamilton
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: With Cold Sassy Tree having its first production, I saw no necessity to do anything With Cold Sassy Tree having its first production, I saw no necessity to do anything other than produce it with the correct setting. — Bruce Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: I'd really been interested in opera when I was about 16, and I really like I'd really been interested in opera when I was about 16, and I really like staging them. — Bruce Beresford
Beresford Sayings By Agatha Christie: Mr. Beresford put down the Daily Mail, which he was reading, and applauded with somewhat Mr. Beresford put down the Daily Mail, which he was reading, and applauded with somewhat unnecessary vigour. He was politely requested by his colleague not to be an ass. — Agatha Christie
Beresford Sayings By Bruce Beresford: Tender Mercies is a very low-budget film, but it was a huge budget compared to Tender Mercies is a very low-budget film, but it was a huge budget compared to anything I had done in Australia. My fee for Tender Mercies was something like five times all of my Australian films combined. — Bruce Beresford