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I wanted to be a police detective. In my work, particularly in documentaries, I am obsessed with finding things out, seeking ever-new facts and perspectives - each project can involve years of research. ---->>>

I remember from my school days Archimedes jumping into his bath and displacing water and coming up with his famous principle, and of course Isaac Newton being hit on the head with an apple. In other words, this realm of human knowledge - which is mathematical, essentially - can have a playful visual element to it.

I remember from my school days Archimedes jumping into his bath and displacing water and coming up with his famous principle, and of course Isaac Newton being hit on the head with an apple. In other words, this realm of human knowledge - which is mathematical, essentially - can have a playful visual element to it.

There is a sense of emptiness when you finish any film because you're empty and you can't give anything more to it anymore. ---->>>

Black holes are pretty scary when you ponder them. They seem nihilistic, infinitely destructive on an inconceivable scale, notwithstanding the ideas of Hawking radiation. ---->>>

I can be prickly and difficult on set. ---->>>

I find films incredibly emotional. That's the power of the medium. ---->>>

I've always worked very efficiently on small budgets, both in documentaries and in features. ---->>>

The issue often with films is how it works with money and trying to get a visible movie star presence in the film. ---->>>

The score, which comes often quite later in a film, can help reinvigorate your emotional engagement with it. ---->>>

Usually, with the work I've done, by the end, I usually feel like it's a failure. It doesn't matter how it's received. ---->>>

For a film to be viable, it has to survive this process of scrutiny. I think most filmmakers have obsessive-compulsive tendencies and would be completely unemployable in any other job - so it's great to be able to channel your psychological anomalies into something productive and creative. ---->>>

I did 'Red Riding,' which is TV in the U.K. It became a feature project in North America, but we're in a great era of TV. We all know that, and we hear it all the time, but for filmmakers, it's just a godsend to have your television writing and work to do on television, and the means to do it properly. ---->>>

I love America, but I've now got two young kids and America has changed so much since 9/11 and Bush. It's beyond Orwellian. The idea in '1984' that if you keep saying you're being attacked then you can get away with anything has come true. ---->>>

Biography

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Nationality: British
Born: 04-30, 1963
Birthplace: Truro, Cornwall, England, UK
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Occupation: Director
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James Marsh (born 30 April 1963) is a British film and documentary director best known for his work on Man on Wire, which won the 2008 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, and The Theory of Everything, the multi-award winning biopic of physicist Stephen Hawking released in 2014.(wikipedia)