Bill Forsyth - Quotes

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I didn't think Comfort and Joy was going to be a box-office smash. ---->>>

It means that if they misunderstood Comfort and Joy, they misunderstood my other films. ---->>>

The movie business is very much like that: people in authority making purely emotional decisions instead of interesting rational ones. ---->>>

Perhaps naively I thought people understand what humor was, that it was invented by the human race to cope with the dark areas of life, problems and terrors. ---->>>

The studio system reminds me of the stock market. ---->>>

I went to the Glasgow Youth Theatre and they just let me in. But I was so shy that I was there for about six weeks without actually introducing myself. ---->>>

At the moment, my mother is the only one left in Glasgow, although it's certainly my home. ---->>>

I don't really enjoy filming. ---->>>

I was quite surprised how easily people wanted to pigeonhole things I've done. ---->>>

I'd made these experimental films but I thought the major chore of a filmmaker was to relate to actors. ---->>>

I'm not fond of any of my films in an intimate way, but Gregory's Girl would be number 4 on my list. ---->>>

It's easier for me to get three times the amount of money I really want. ---->>>

My two elder sisters married Englishmen and went abroad. ---->>>

There are things that Scotsmen get and other people don't get in the dialogue. Scottish characters can be pinpointed by a phrase, targeted very quickly. ---->>>


Nationality: Scottish
Born: 07-29, 1946
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Occupation: Director

William David "Bill" Forsyth (born 29 July 1946) is a Scottish film director and writer known for his films Gregory's Girl (1981), Local Hero (1983), and Comfort and Joy (1984).(wikipedia)