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Old 02-23-2018, 08:29 PM   #1
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Meaning of this "Directing" quote

"Directing can be the greatest job in the world, but only if you let it".

- Eli Roth

Does anyone know what he means by "only if you let it"?

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Simply means if it is not the greatest job, you are the one causing it to not be.
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A director position is only one job, but you have everyone on set's problems when things go wrong. If you're not strong, confident and can take the stress, then it's not for you.
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The difference between Directing with the mind and directing with the hart.Gorge Lucas vs David Lynch ....(That's how I interpret it.... my opinion)
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It sounds a bit like a spiritual statement.
You can bring your ego to set and clash about everything or you can choose to cooperate with the team and not let negative emotions take control.
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