Norman Jewison — Canadian Director born on July 21, 1926,

Norman Frederick Jewison, CC, O.Ont is a Canadian film director, producer, actor and founder of the Canadian Film Centre. Highlights of his directing career include The Cincinnati Kid, The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, In the Heat of the Night, The Thomas Crown Affair, Fiddler on the Roof, Jesus Christ Superstar, F.I.S.T, ...And Justice for All, A Soldier's Story, Agnes of God, Moonstruck, Other People's Money, The Hurricane and The Statement. Jewison has addressed important social and political issues throughout his directing and producing career, often making controversial or complicated subjects accessible to mainstream audiences... (wikipedia)

I'm going to do an adaptation of the Italian film, Bread and Tulips. I really like that film.
We're always on the side of the animal that's being chased. We always seem to be on the side of the rabbit or the fox and not on the side of the hounds.
We also have a tendency to root for the fugitive. We're always on the side of the animal being chased.
When I make a film, I never want the film to become a vehicle of social propaganda. If I wanted to do that, I'd make documentaries.
Michael Caine is a movie star, but he's also a great actor. I can't say that about every movie star. It's the concentration he has.

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