Directing an opera is similar to directing a play. The singing must not get in the way of the drama.
In Australia, they set up a special fund to kick films off. It was quite an enlightened sort of move. You could go to this government bureau with scripts and and get finance for films.
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|Birth:||16th August, 1940|
Bruce Beresford was born in Paddington, Sydney. He is an Australian film director who has made more than 30 feature films over a 50-year career. Notable films he has directed include Breaker Morant, Tender Mercies, Crimes of the Heart and Driving Miss Daisy. He completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in English at the University of Sydney, where he graduated in 1964, and then moved to England in search of film work. He then returned to England and worked for the British Film Institute as a producer of short films by first-time directors. Beresford returned to Australia in 1970 to make his first feature film, The Adventures of Barry McKenzie, and spent the next 10 years working in Australia's developing film industry. He established his reputation as one of Australia's best directors with a series of notable films in the 1970s, including Don's Party, The Getting of Wisdom, The Club and Breaker Morant.
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