I don't want people to pigeonhole me.

— Peter Webber

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I seem to have emerged from the relative obscurity of TV.

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You can't always do exactly what you want, and often compromises have to be made.

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Once a movie goes out into the world, it belongs to anyone who goes to see it.

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You tend to get a script and you push it toward being the kind of film you want to make.

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I wanted to actually make people look at a painting.

We don't look at paintings that much. We glance at them.

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I think there's a real problem if you're making a film - some people have done whether it be about Jackson Pollock or about Picasso - it's difficult for actors, because they have to impersonate a person whose image is very strong in our memories or in our consciousness. It's something that's very tricky, I think.

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It's really exciting. It's really exciting when you do a piece of work, and people like it, and it gets noticed.

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I've got a very wide taste in art. I like Russian icon painters. I like Salvador Dali. It's like music. Sometimes you want to hear Led Zeppelin, and sometimes you want to hear Stravinsky. It just depends.

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I saw an awful lot of actresses, and some of them, you thought should be hospitalized. [They] should certainly eat a hamburger, for godsake.

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If you come out of British TV, they're kind of saying, "Here's the keys to the kingdom. You are now going to go off and become a moviemaker. If you do really well, then the world is your oyster.

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You begin to understand, as a filmmaker, that there are different ways of approaching things. Everything doesn't have to be quick cut, like MTV.

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Sometimes beauty can be a trap.

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About Peter Webber

Quotes 15 sayings
Profession Film director
Birthday 1960

I collect postage stamps. That's the only thing I can afford to collect! I hope in five years' time to say, "Yes, I specialize in Gustav Dore first editions."

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My most famous drama in England is quite controversial.

It's something called Men Only, and it's rather a shocking exploration of male sexuality.

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