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In a kind of a way there’s a bit of that happening now so we have to be careful to preserve our culture.

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You go overseas and people are oppressed and scared and worried but we’re not like that… we’re more like my films and how people come out at the end of seeing them – they feel good.

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We cheer everyone who goes off to Hollywood and tells American stories but telling Australian stories is the greatest thing you can do.

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I support all Australian films.

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It was always easy for me. I was born very rich and lucky.

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Making your first feature film is actually impossible.

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Getting your screenplay right is the most important thing you’ll ever do on your film.

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The journey of your first movie is not just beyond belief it can be truly beyond satire.

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My background was art school, documentary director and surfer with a keen interest in thrilling acts of life threatening stupidity.

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Then if your movie clicks with real audiences, you’ll be sucked into some sort of Hollywood orbit. It’s a devil of a place where the only religion that really counts is box office.

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If government and media and all of us in the Australian tribe got together, and the rock industry, we’d just be the greatest cultural force the world has ever seen – we’re such an amazing race.

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Now both my films have been number one at the Australian box office and it took about two years just to get the finance for this film, so if it’s hard for me then God help everyone else.

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While the eyes of the world will be on us let’s show everyone that we have a great sense of humour.

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All the jokes in my films, the comedy, they’re not me, I just try to hold a big mirror up to us.

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I kind of worry about that a little bit – we lost our film culture for 30 years because the Americans came in and bought up all the cinema chains and wouldn’t show any Australian films.

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I just wanted to do this all Australian film and we didn’t want to give creative control to overseas ’cause whoever comes on my sets, whether you’re sweeping the floor or an actor, it doesn’t matter who comes up with the ideas, it’s a collaboration.

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We live in a time where government is not a leadership thing, it’s more a business that’s out there and running riot, so I guess the people have to go out there and say stuff.

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We’ve got so many stories to tell, you know, we could take on the world.

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Hollywood is horrible… it’s beyond satire.

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The obsession required to see a feature through from concept to release is not a rational thing to do with your brief time on this planet. Nor is it something to which an intelligent person should aspire.

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It’s an infinite creative universe to explore so why chase conservative options?

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Three years after starting, by physically doing everything from raising the finance to special effects, we’d finally cobbled together our low budget film.

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So we have to be careful because if you don’t protect your culture you won’t have it for very long.

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I don’t know what it means to be out there against the Olympics.

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It’s because we are so flooded with American culture that we’re startled when we see ourselves up there on the screen.

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