Roland Joffe

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Roland Joffe

Roland Joffe

Conventionally, one looks at history as something of the past. But after Einstein, who knows what is in the past and what is in the present?More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:07]
Even if we don't know it or aren't aware of it, politics and philosophy are really what make our up lives.More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:12]
Eventually, the tribe developed so much confidence in me that they invited me to be their chieftain.More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:18]
Good directing is about getting the performance to be just what's right for the movie.More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:25]
I began to feel that, in a sense, we were all prisoners of our own history.More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:30]
I cannot forget a conversation that I had with an elderly couple from the tribe. They asked me whether I would kill them after I had finished. When I asked them why they asked that, they replied, Because you white men always do!More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:36]
I don't really say much about reviewers. It's a very tough job to get all of the depth of a movie all at once.More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:42]
I like cinema audiences. I respect them, and I talk to them just like I would anybody I know.More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:49]
I like DVDs so much - it's such a better format than VHSMore Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:56]
I think that will be a lot of fun for audiences to get the same stream of consciousness that was going through my head at the time. It was very exciting to suddenly recall what I was feeling at the time. More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:27]
I try to address my audiences intelligently. The man in the street counts, but sometimes he forgets that he counts.More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:35]
I've never wanted to do something where I'd berate the audience.More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:50]
If the movie's well made and it's about things that count, people will ultimately see the depth in it.More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:55]
If you spend a whole afternoon just eating popcorn and watching football, there's absolutely nothing wrong with that. But if that's all you do, you get swept along with the tide, without any idea of where you're going.More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:01]
In India, one has to plan according to the monsoons.More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:07]
Indian culture certainly gives the Indian mind, including the mind of the Indian scientist, the ability to think out of the box.More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:15]
It's hard to blame someone because they simply don't have time.More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:22]
Making the City Of Joy gave me the best political education of my life. It became a wrestling match between an Englishman who had gradually ceased to be a Marxist, and a culture that was becoming more Marxist by the day.More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:33]
Much of Indian science seems intuitive and not bound by the rigid thinking of classical scientists.More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:39]
Music is a very integral part of the film, but it will not be as full of music as a Bollywood film.More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:45]
The actor is concerned with his own bit of it, but the director's somehow trying to work the whole thing into a much bigger picture. It's like conducting an orchestra.More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:00]
Very good coaches for ski jumpers stand at the top of the slope and watch the jumpers prepare, rather than standing at the bottom and watching them land.More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:19]
When you look at our world, the truth is that we're all under the influence of politics.More Roland Joffe [08/08/2011 06:08:28]
Music is a very integral part of the film, but it will not be as full of music as a Bollywood film.More Roland Joffe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Very good coaches for ski jumpers stand at the top of the slope and watch the jumpers prepare, rather than standing at the bottom and watching them land.More Roland Joffe [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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