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#1. I did 'Gangs of New York' with Martin Scorsese, and they used to call me 'Little Joe Pesci' on the set. - Author: Stephen Graham
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#2. And as I've gotten older, I've had more of a tendency to look for people who live by kindness, tolerance, compassion, a gentler way of looking at things." ~ Martin Scorsese - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#3. I find it hard to understand why Scorsese has never called. You know, given the natural menace I bring to the screen. - Author: Hugh Grant
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#4. I loved the idea of seeing the world through a boy's eyes. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#5. I look for a thematic idea running through my movies and I see that it's the outsider struggling for recognition. I realize that all my life I've been an outsider, and above all, being lonely but never realizing it. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#6. We can't keep thinking in a limited way about what cinema is. We still don't know what cinema is. Maybe cinema could only really apply to the past or the first 100 years, when people actually went to a theater to see a film, you see? - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#7. I don't just want a gripping story line. I shoot for the three dimensional literary Braille to a silent Scorsese movie - Author: Carl Henegan
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#8. I am a filmmaker. That is all I've ever been. You know, Martin Scorsese makes films about the mob. And I make movies about food. - Author: Alton Brown
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#9. While still a young student at film school, I was lucky enough to get a golden ticket to a Martin Scorsese master class at BAFTA in Piccadilly: fancy, but technically still 'the flicks'. - Author: Asif Kapadia
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#10. It is not the most brilliant that excel in film, but the most patient! - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#11. I can't help but have my sights set on Scorsese, Cohen Brothers and Spike Jones. - Author: Xander Berkeley
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#12. I've seen many, many movies over the years, and there are only a few that suddenly inspire you so much that you want to continue to make films. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#13. I'm not a Hollywood director. I'm an in spite of Hollywood director. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#14. Always stay open to surprise. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#15. I grew up within Italian-American neighborhoods, everybody was coming into the house all the time, kids running around, that sort of stuff, so when I finally got into my own area, so to speak, to make films, I still carried on. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#16. I know there were many good policemen who died doing their duty. Some of the cops were even friends of ours. But a cop can go both ways. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#17. I love working with Scorsese. He's not only a brilliant director and is great working with actors, but he's also a walking human film encyclopedia. It's fun to talk about movies with him. - Author: Steve Buscemi
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#18. There must be people who remember World War II and the Holocaust who can help us get out of this rut. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#19. Eradicating a religion of kindness is, I think, a terrible thing for the Chinese to attempt. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#20. If it's a modern-day story dealing with certain ethnic groups, I think I could open up certain scenes for improvisation, while staying within the structure of the script. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#21. Our world is so glutted with useless information, images, useless images, sounds, all this sort of thing. It's a cacophony, it's like a madness I think that's been happening in the past twenty-five years. And I think anything that can help a person sit in a room alone and not worry about it is good. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#22. My films really have to be a part of a whole body of work that says something to me. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#23. I don't know how else to tell the story except to utilise that vocabulary: the rain, the darkness, the mansions, the framing, etc, the lighting and that sort of thing. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#24. I mean I have a project that I have been wanting to make for quite a while now; and basically, it's a story of my parents growing up in the Lower East Side. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#25. If I'm not complaining, I'm not having a good time, hah hah! - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#26. I also saw the Dalai Lama a few times. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#27. My whole life has been movies and religion. That's it. Nothing else. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#28. The term 'giant' is used too often to describe artists. But in the case of Akira Kurosawa, we have one of the rare instances where the term fits. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#29. I love the look of planes and the idea of how a plane flies. The more I learn about it the better I feel; while I still may not like it, I have a sense of what is really happening. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#30. The first element that I connected with was the emotion. Sorry, that's how it goes. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#31. We were the only ones interested in comedy. Everybody else wanted to be Martin Scorsese. - Author: Matt Stone
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#32. I happen to like vampires more than zombies. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#33. Young film makers should learn how to deal with the money and learn how to deal with the power structure. Because it is like a battle. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#34. Well into the '40s, it wasn't uncommon for big-budget Hollywood movies to contain little or no underscoring, and many of today's directors, following the lead of Martin Scorsese in 'GoodFellas,' accompany their films with pop records, not original music. - Author: Terry Teachout
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#35. I always say that I've been in a bad mood for maybe 35 years now. I try to lighten it up, but that's what comes out when you get me on camera. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#36. I've always liked 3D. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#37. Producing, for me anyway, it's coming up with material. It's sitting down with you know the likes of Martin Scorsese, Johnny Depp, Michael Mann and talking about a movie and really creating something from nothing. - Author: Graham King
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#38. If Martin Scorsese calls, I am available. And then there the ones, well, you can just run down the list - any of those Oscar-nominated films, they have amazing directors across the board. - Author: Timothy Olyphant
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#39. You've got to love something enough to kill it. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#40. Any time someone says you have an opportunity to work with Martin Scorsese you jump at the chance. - Author: Mark Wahlberg
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#41. Scorsese, Spielberg, Tarantino, Peter Jackson - all of you: I'm here, I'm ready. I can do funny faces, I can sing, I can dance. Hire me! - Author: Cara Delevingne
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#42. I think Woody Allen calls it 'anxiety of influence.' When you're in your formative years and you watch a movie that makes you want to make movies ... For Wes Anderson, it's Truffaut. I'm sure for P.T. Anderson it was Scorsese and Jonathan Demme. - Author: Max Winkler
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#43. It did remind me of something out of Greek mythology - the richest king who gets everything he wants, but ultimately his family has a curse on it from the Gods. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#44. Zombies, what are you going to do with them? Just keep chopping them up, shooting at them, shooting at them. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#45. I've been to North Africa many times. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#46. On every film you suffer, but on some you really suffer. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#47. DAYS THAT I'LL REMEMBER is a lovingly assembled and beautifully written collection of conversations, observations, and memories of music, friendship, and days gone by. It's good to be back again with John Lennon, his beloved Yoko Ono, and his trusted chronicler and friend Jonathan Cott. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#48. I certainly wasn't able to get it when I was a kid growing up on the Lower East Side; it was very hard at that time for me to balance what I really believed was the right way to live with the violence I saw all around me - I saw too much of it among the people I knew. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#49. I don't really see many people ... don't really go anywhere either. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#50. I think when you're young and have that first burst of energy and make five or six pictures in a row that tell the stories of all the things in life you want to say ... well, maybe those are the films that should have won me the Oscar. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#51. Being a father at a later age is different from when I had my other two daughters when I was in my 20s and 30s. If you're in your 60s and you're with the kid every day, you're dealing with the mind of a child, so it opens up that childishness in you again. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#52. I would love to share the screen with Meryl Streep, wouldn't we all? I would love to work with Spielberg and Scorsese; that would be lovely. I'm also a huge fan of Johnny Depp and the way he creates his characters, so that would be fun. I mean, any of the greats, really. - Author: Grace Gealey
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#53. When I was growing up, I don't remember being told that America was created so that everyone could get rich. I remember being told it was about opportunity and the pursuit of happiness. Not happiness itself, but the pursuit. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#54. I don't think there's a subject matter that can't absorb 3-D; that can't tolerate the addition of depth as a storytelling technique. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#55. I don't really see a conflict between the church and the movies, the sacred and the profane ... there are major differences, but I could also see great similarities ... Both are places for people to come together and share. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#56. There is really no one who hasn't made mistakes in their career. I'm always shocked that people would be so surprised that I might make mistakes. Martin Scorsese has made mistakes - why can't I? - Author: James Corden
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#57. As a kid I watched the Academy Awards on television and always wanted one - or several - like one of my favorite directions, John Ford. He won six. On the other hand, Orson Welles, who's on the top of my list, didn't win any. Alfred Hitchcock didn't win any. Howard Hawks didn't win any. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#58. What the Dalai Lama had to resolve was whether to stay in Tibet or leave. He wanted to stay, but staying would have meant the total destruction of Tibet, because he would have died and that would have ripped the heart out of his people. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#59. Music was a big thing for me growing up and Scorsese and Tarantino both use music brilliantly in movies. They're probably two of the best at using music. - Author: Ed Speleers
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#60. Every scene is a lesson. Every shot is a school. Let the learning continue. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#61. Sometimes God picks you up and tells you, "You've been messing around now. You're going to have to stop this, stop that, but I'll give you another chance." And you wonder why you're given another chance. It must be for something; it must be to celebrate life. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#62. If everything moves along and there are no major catastrophes we're basically headed towards holograms. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#63. You can be born-again and believe in Jesus, believe in Jesus' ideas and try to live them out, without becoming totally intolerant of other people. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#64. Watching a Kubrick film is like gazing up at a mountaintop. You look up and wonder, how could anyone have climbed that high? - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#65. If I'm going to produce something, it's going to be with somebody I think is special. Once I go beyond a handful of directors, like Scorsese, there are very few I want to work with. - Author: Irwin Winkler
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#66. I would like Martin Scorsese to be interested in a female character once in a while, but I don't know if I'll live that long. - Author: Meryl Streep
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#67. I mean, music totally comes from your soul. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#68. You have to put yourself in a situation, a lifestyle, that makes you do the work. Even if it's a monastery. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#69. I'd love to work with Tarantino, Scorsese, Sofia Coppola - all of them! I love thrillers and action movies. I love good horror films. I watched them so much when I was younger that I find it impossible to get scared. - Author: Cara Delevingne
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#70. Now more than ever we need to talk to each other, to listen to each other and understand how we see the world, and cinema is the best medium for doing this. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#71. I don't agree with everything he did in his life, but we're dealing with this Howard Hughes, at this point. And also ultimately the flaw in Howard Hughes, the curse so to speak. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#72. I can't really envision a time when I'm not shooting something. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#73. Food tells you everything about the way people live and who they are. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#74. I would ask: Given the nature of free-market capitalism - where the rule is to rise to the top at all costs - is it possible to have a financial industry hero? And by the way, this is not a pop-culture trend we're talking about. There aren't many financial heroes in literature, theater or cinema. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#75. I'm not interested in a realistic look, not at all, not ever. Every film should look the way I feel. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#76. I'm a De Niro fan. I went eleven years without seeing a movie; the last one before that, February 1980, was De Niro and Scorsese in 'Raging Bull,' and when I went back, it was 'Cape Fear,' with De Niro and Scorsese. I picked up right where I left off at. - Author: August Wilson
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#77. In order to get [Mean Streets] made I had to learn how to make a movie," says Scorsese. "I didn't learn how to make a movie in film school. What you learned in film school was to express yourself with pictures and sound. But learning to make a movie is totally different. - Author: Peter Biskind
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#78. Could you double-check the envelope? - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#79. The Five Points was the toughest street corner in the world. That's how it was known. In fact, Charles Dickens visited it in the 1850s and he said it was worse than anything he'd seen in the East End of London. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#80. I think there's only one or two films where I've had all the financial support I needed. All the rest, I wish I'd had the money to shoot another ten days. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#81. My father had this mythological sense of the old New York, and he used to tell me stories about these old gangs, particularly the Forty Thieves in the Fourth Ward. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#82. I don't really watch too many remakes. I saw Scorsese's version of Cape Fear, which was good. That was a good remake. - Author: Sune Rose Wagner
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#83. I wish I could do everything in 3D. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#84. Scorsese and De Niro taught me to bring out the natural side of myself. And they taught me to think of myself as the average guy. Sometimes the average guy belongs in a role more than your matinee idol-type of person. We have to have people we can relate to. - Author: Joe Pesci
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#85. Mean Streets dealt with the American Dream, according to which everybody thinks they can get rich quick, and if they can't do it by legal means then they'll do it by illegal ones. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#86. I go through periods, usually when I'm editing and shooting, of seeing only old films. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#87. Your job is to get your audience to care about your obsessions. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#88. I always wanted to make a film that had this sort of Chinese-box effect, in which you keep opening it up and opening it up, and finally at the end you're at the beginning. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#89. I wish I could play music. I think I get as closeas possible with the editing of the films. Over the years musichas been an even more important influence than-or as important as-film.There's no doubt about it. Painting, movement, dance, sculpture-it'sall in cinema. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#90. Hong Kong cinema is something you can't duplicate anyway. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#91. Violence is not the answer, it doesn't work any more. We are at the end of the worst century in which the greatest atrocities in the history of the world have occurred ... The nature of human beings must change. We must cultivate love and compassion. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#92. I do know that some Buddhists are able to attain peace of mind. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#93. Martin Scorsese is one of the great filmmakers of all time. - Author: Rob Reiner
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#94. I'm sad to see celluloid go, there's no doubt. But, you know, nitrate went, by the way, in 1971. If you ever saw a nitrate print of a silent film and then saw an acetate print, you'd see a big difference, but nobody remembers anymore. The acetate print is what we have. Maybe. Now it's digital. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#95. It's often overlooked. It's labor. That's at the heart of # collaboration . - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#96. In truly great films - the ones that people need to make, the ones that start speaking through them, the ones that keep moving into territory that is more and more unfathomable and uncomfortable - nothing's ever simple or neatly resolved. You're left with a mystery. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#97. I mean, Scorsese's a genius, and that's one way of shooting. - Author: Stanley Tucci
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#98. I actually love Scorsese comedies. He's an underrated comedy director. I think his comedies are some of the best comedies ever made. - Author: Julie Delpy
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#99. You make a deal. You figure out how much sin you can live with. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#100. Part of making any endeavour is that each one has its own special problems. It's the nature of the process. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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