Sidney Lumet Quotes

Top 17 wise famous quotes and sayings by Sidney Lumet

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Sidney Lumet quotes: Good style, to me, is unseen style. Good style, to me, is unseen style.
Sidney Lumet quotes: It's art. It's commerce. It's heartbreaking and it's fun. It's a great way to live. It's art. It's commerce. It's heartbreaking and it's fun. It's a great way to live.
Sidney Lumet quotes: The nature of the work is to prepare for a good accident . The nature of the work is to prepare for a good accident .
Sidney Lumet quotes: I only said 'Titanic' is unwatchable because one can not watch it. I only said 'Titanic' is unwatchable because one can not watch it.
Sidney Lumet quotes: Suffice to say that the theme (the WHAT of the movie) is going to determine the style (the HOW of the movie). Suffice to say that the theme (the WHAT of the movie) is going to determine the style (the HOW of the movie).
Sidney Lumet quotes: For any director with a little lucidity, masterpieces are films that come to you by accident. For any director with a little lucidity, masterpieces are films that come to you by accident.
Sidney Lumet quotes: In drama, the characters should determine the story. In melodrama, the story determines the characters. In drama, the characters should determine the story. In melodrama, the story determines the characters.
Sidney Lumet quotes: Over-length is one of the things that most often results in the destruction of the movie in the cutting room. Over-length is one of the things that most often results in the destruction of the movie in the cutting room.
Sidney Lumet quotes: Don't let the difficulty of actually achieving a shot make you think that the shot is good. Don't let the difficulty of actually achieving a shot make you think that the shot is good.
Sidney Lumet quotes: There are no personal revelations other than feelings arising from the work itself There are no personal revelations other than feelings arising from the work itself
Sidney Lumet quotes: The varying physical characteristics of the actors may also necessitate changes. Sean Connery is six feet four. Dustin Hoffman isn't. The varying physical characteristics of the actors may also necessitate changes. Sean Connery is six feet four. Dustin Hoffman isn't.
Sidney Lumet quotes: There's no such thing as a small part. There are just small actors. There's no such thing as a small part. There are just small actors.