You get to say, ‘Here’s my philosophical idea about what the costume should like,’ and the costume designer comes and gives you choices and sometimes they’re all good, and I say, ‘What do you think?’ and they pick the right thing.
In a movie you have all these logistical problems; all these practical problems. But you're also going to have people come who can do things that you can't do, and you get to direct their talents.
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|Birth:||28th September, 1950|
|Profession:||Film Director, Novelist, Screenwriter|
John Thomas Sayles was born in Schenectady, New York, USA. He is an American film director, screenwriter, film editor, actor and novelist. He studied at Williams College. He directed several films include: Return of the Secaucus 7 (also screenwriter, actor, editor), Lianna (also screenwriter, actor), Baby It's You, Matewan (also screenwriter, actor), Eight Men Out (also screenwriter, actor), City of Hope (also screenwriter, actor, editor), Passion Fish (also screenwriter, editor. Nominated- Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay), The Secret of Roan Inish (also screenwriter, editor), Lone Star (also screenwriter, editor. Nominated- Academy Award for Original Screenplay), Men with Guns (also screenwriter, editor), Limbo (also screenwriter, editor), Sunshine State (also screenwriter, editor), Silver City (also screenwriter, editor), Honeydripper (also screenwriter, editor), Amigo (also screenwriter, editor), and Go for Sisters (also screenwriter, editor). He has written other films include: Piranha, The Lady in Red, Alligator, The Howling, Wild Thing, Breaking In, and Men of War. He has written several novels include: Pride of the Bimbos, Union Dues (Nominated- National Book Award for Fiction), Los Gusanos, and A Moment in the Sun. He has written several short stories, including The Anarchists' Convention and Dillinger in Hollywood.
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