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When you see period films, it tends to often be with older actors.
There was a period after my first solo album came out that about 50 per cent of my work was with symphonies and big bands. We did the Captain and Tennille as well, but it ended up being about 50-50.
It’s more interesting because you get to research the history of the period, and all the different aesthetic elements that make a film, particularly this film, so stunning.
As a director you have to be careful you don’t over-design the film. You have to be careful that the period aspect does not take over.
Any setting can potentially acquire this vividness. It slowly arrives during the period of research, until it is as immediate to me as my own real surroundings.
One thing the futurists never get right, though, is that the extreme desire for polyester only lasted a brief period in the ’70s!
Most period drama is so earnest. A lot of it is about making yourself take seriously things you wouldn’t normally.
During this period, Japan’s peaceful commercial relations were successively obstructed, primarily by the American rupture of commercial relations, and this was a grave threat to the survival of Japan.
During the Tertiary period the whole valley of Mexico was one great lake.
I think Ronald Reagan was one of the great presidents, period, not just recently. I thought he had the demeanor. I thought he had the bearing. I thought he had the thought process.
And doing a film in that period, and having to really celebrate what they wore back then, how they sat and how they spoke. You know, what the etiquette was back then for a lady. All of those things are like putting on a wig and transforming yourself, which I love.
I worked in 40 restaurants over a five-year period.
There was a period when I wrote in Nashville for Maverick and then Warner/Chappell, and it was interesting.
By the reduction of the Arabs on the one hand and Jewish immigration in the transition period on the other, we will ensure an absolute Hebrew majority in a parliamentary regime.
Well the thing is that the New York of 1846 to 1862 was very different from downtown New York now. Really nothing from that period still exists in New York.