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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.
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.
Movies are a complicated collision of literature, theatre, music and all the visual arts.
Australian kids could then grow up and love their own culture and not have to love Hollywood or Disneyland culture.
I think we (the Australian film industry) is always in crisis but I think there needs to be a level playing field in which to make our films, which there isn't.
By staunch resolve we'd kept creative control all the way which resulted in an original movie with a contemporary Australian voice.
We cheer everyone who goes off to Hollywood and tells American stories but telling Australian stories is the greatest thing you can do.
All the jokes in my films, the comedy, they're not me, I just try to hold a big mirror up to us.
It was always easy for me. I was born very rich and lucky.
It's an infinite creative universe to explore so why chase conservative options?
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