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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.
 

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.
 

There's a bright spot in every dark cloud.
 

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.
 

When the music and the characters are flawlessly synchronized, the opera develops an emotional force that movies and plays cannot match.
 

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.
 

With a film, I do my best to understand the author's intentions and try to bring the characters to life.
 

With Cold Sassy Tree having its first production, I saw no necessity to do anything other than produce it with the correct setting.
 


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