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The difficulty is capturing surprise on film.
 

The idea that you can make love and not war really is pretty neat. That thing in Korea, the thing in Israel - that's all over the world. There must be a new way of thinking.
 

There are certain men and women who, from the minute they step in front of a camera, that's exactly where they belong. Connery's one.
 

There is one confrontation scene toward the end of the picture. In the middle of the scene, I thought, That's Sean Connery! I don't know how else to describe Sean Connery. I still feel that way.
 

Whenever there were parties, I wasn't invited because I began to be like that character. In a way, that contributed to the success of the performance.
 

With Connery, he does act. He is in complete command. He completely trusts the person first, then the instrument. I've worked with his son also, on a picture in Russia.
 

With Dick Smith there, and the words of Peter Shaffer... they've got to be the most beautiful descriptions in music ever written on film or in literature. And we could hear the music accompanying the words... What more can you ask for?
 

Woody Allen sets are very quiet. Extraordinary sense of power from a man who doesn't do anything except just stand there.
 


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