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greatest gift

Lars Von Trier: You may prefer to regard it like working with an actor …”

Jørgen Leth: Where you push me to extremes …”

Lars Von Trier: The greatest gift an actor can give you is to screw up. I want the same kind of gift as I get from an actor when he does a scene in a way he hates but which is great for me, because it came as if through the machine, that the actor is in that situation, and in which he has done the good stuff, too.”

– From The Five Obstructions

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