Sydney Pollack Quotes

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Sydney Pollack quotes: The dance that happens, between actor and director, is a very delicate thing ... it's why people tend to work together on many films over and over. The dance that happens, between actor and director, is a very delicate thing ... it's why people tend to work together on many films over and over.
Sydney Pollack quotes: OK, I know this is going to disgust you, Michael, but a lot of people are in this business to make money. OK, I know this is going to disgust you, Michael, but a lot of people are in this business to make money.
Sydney Pollack quotes: Editing feels almost like sculpting or a form of continuing the writing process. Editing feels almost like sculpting or a form of continuing the writing process.
Sydney Pollack quotes: Well, there's no question that a good script is an absolutely essential, maybe the essential thing for a movie. Well, there's no question that a good script is an absolutely essential, maybe the essential thing for a movie.
Sydney Pollack quotes: But, I've made films in Japan, in Yugoslavia, all over Europe, all over the United States, Mexico, but not Hollywood. But, I've made films in Japan, in Yugoslavia, all over Europe, all over the United States, Mexico, but not Hollywood.
Sydney Pollack quotes: What I really want to do is produce. There isn't much patience with a slow developing story line anymore. What I really want to do is produce. There isn't much patience with a slow developing story line anymore.
Sydney Pollack quotes: You mustn't regret decisions that you make. Because the decisions are made out of your gut in a way and you have to stick with them. You mustn't regret decisions that you make. Because the decisions are made out of your gut in a way and you have to stick with them.
Sydney Pollack quotes: Well, the wonderful thing about making movies, oddly enough, is that they're sort of highly motivated graduate studies in one or another field. Well, the wonderful thing about making movies, oddly enough, is that they're sort of highly motivated graduate studies in one or another field.
Sydney Pollack quotes: And I taught acting for years, and without knowing it that was the real thing that started bending me toward directing. And I taught acting for years, and without knowing it that was the real thing that started bending me toward directing.
Sydney Pollack quotes: I didn't grow up thinking of movies as film, or art, but as movies, something to do on a Saturday afternoon. I didn't grow up thinking of movies as film, or art, but as movies, something to do on a Saturday afternoon.
Sydney Pollack quotes: It's always interesting to play people different from yourself, it would be boring for me to play myself. It's always interesting to play people different from yourself, it would be boring for me to play myself.
Sydney Pollack quotes: Every single art form is involved in film, in a way. Every single art form is involved in film, in a way.
Sydney Pollack quotes: I didn't believe that I'd ever be lucky enough to be able to make a living as an actor. I didn't believe that I'd ever be lucky enough to be able to make a living as an actor.
Sydney Pollack quotes: I tend to be what I would call more progressive than conservative, but I think either extreme is excessive. I tend to be what I would call more progressive than conservative, but I think either extreme is excessive.
Sydney Pollack quotes: You know, essentially when you do a play you're reinterpreting a work of art that already exists. That's not what happens with a movie. You know, essentially when you do a play you're reinterpreting a work of art that already exists. That's not what happens with a movie.
Sydney Pollack quotes: No, I never went to college. Always regretted it, always envied people who did. No, I never went to college. Always regretted it, always envied people who did.
Sydney Pollack quotes: I mean, movies are like your kids or your fingers and toes or something, it's pretty hard to pick favorites. I mean, movies are like your kids or your fingers and toes or something, it's pretty hard to pick favorites.
Sydney Pollack quotes: I think it's a terrible shame that politics has become show business. I think it's a terrible shame that politics has become show business.
Sydney Pollack quotes: If we were a primitive society, movie stars would be gods. If we were a primitive society, movie stars would be gods.
Sydney Pollack quotes: Most human beings who are accustomed to attempting to see the world from various points of view tend to be more liberal than conservative. Most human beings who are accustomed to attempting to see the world from various points of view tend to be more liberal than conservative.
Sydney Pollack quotes: Obviously its a good feeling to know that something you've done has lasted. Obviously its a good feeling to know that something you've done has lasted.