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Ed Zwick Quotes

Ed Zwick
There's a less anxious approach to the work itself, ... and I think that actually affects the work.
Ed Zwick
#Work

Ed Zwick
I think it's a movie about us, ... I think it's a movie about this country and it's a movie about the Constitution. I think there is a very comfortable and familiar myth in this country and not necessarily a false one, but an important one about a set of freedoms that we have in this country. I think the fact is this country has never really been tested.
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#Country

Ed Zwick
What the movie is most deeply about -- it's about our own latent possibilities of repression, stereotyping and prejudice, ... To see Americans rounded up in the streets, to see Americans put into stadiums, to see people held without habeas corpus -- to have their rights violated in such a way is such a chilling and just terrifying thing to see -- that is what one takes away, I believe, from this film.
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#Prejudice

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We went to extraordinary lengths to be thoughtful.
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#Thoughtful

Ed Zwick
It's a hypothetical; it's a cautionary tale, ... I would say there is a pretty venerable tradition of movies and literature that presumed to say, 'Here is something that exists in the world,' and by extension or by exaggeration, let's imagine, let's push it to the next step.
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#Literature

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Well, I think to see American troops in an American city is, you know, the sum of all of our fears,
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#Troops

Ed Zwick
There have been bombings by extremists, ... They are not representatives of Islam, they're not representative of the vast majority of people who love this country, but nonetheless, they exist. The response to that is what I am interested in.
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#Majority