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Paul Mazursky - Quotes

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Even when I begin with a situation that's basically funny or sad, I like to keep poking around in it. I like to get into the middle of a relationship, to explore the subtle places.

Even when I begin with a situation that's basically funny or sad, I like to keep poking around in it. I like to get into the middle of a relationship, to explore the subtle places.

The one thing that's closest to my story is the thing about trying out for the juvenile delinquent role and getting it. That was the start of my acting career... which I've resumed, by the way. ---->>>

California is an island, and New York's an island. Maybe it's time for me to change islands. ---->>>

I don't like movies that are morally simple. ---->>>

One thing I know is that I don't want to be a director for hire, making genre films. ---->>>

I wonder if that's hurt me at the box office. Maybe audiences these days want to know exactly what to expect when they go into a movie, and my movies are hard to explain in just one way. ---->>>

I wish in my own mind I were more definite - that I was absolutely convinced I'd never direct someone else's script, but I keep reading scripts, because I might find something. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 04-25, 1930
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Die: 06-30, 2014
Occupation: Actor
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Irwin Lawrence "Paul" Mazursky (April 25, 1930 – June 30, 2014) was an American film director, screenwriter, and actor. Known for his dramatic comedies that often dealt with modern social issues, he was nominated for five Academy Awards: three times for Best Original Screenplay, once for Best Adapted Screenplay, and once for Best Picture for An Unmarried Woman (1978) (wikipedia)