LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 24: Director Sam Mendes (second right) with the Best Film award for 'Skyfall' with producers Michael G Wilson (L) and Barbara Broccoli (C) and guests at the Jameson Empire Awards 2013 at Grosvenor House on March 24, 2013 in London, England.
I don’t want to unduly pick on Sam Mendes, but when he spoke about his inspirations earlier this evening, I’m afraid not a single one of the people he mentioned was a woman
People say, 'You must have nerves of steel to walk into these rooms, [with] Martin Scorsese, Sam Mendes, Ridley Scott ....' Not compared with sitting through the previews of one of your own plays: that takes nerves of steel.
It has to grab me passionately. My wife first read American Beauty and suggested I direct it but somehow it didn’t speak to me, as great as the script was. I ended up hiring a then-unknown director, Sam Mendes, who ended up winning an Oscar for it. Some movies are destined for the people they are destined for.More quotes »
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