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Serious in Young Einstein promo
Born Greg Gomez Pead
(1953-07-27) 27 July 1953 (age 63)
Cardiff, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Actor, director, composer
Years active 1988–present
Spouse(s) Lulu Serious (c. 1988–2007)
Website www.yahooserious.com

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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It's an infinite creative universe to explore so why chase conservative options?
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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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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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Hollywood is horrible... it's beyond satire.
Making your first feature film is actually impossible.
Getting your screenplay right is the most important thing you'll ever do on your film.
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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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My background was art school, documentary director and surfer with a keen interest in thrilling acts of life threatening stupidity.
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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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Can you imagine what it would be like if all the Aussie film talent was able to make Australian stories?
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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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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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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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It was always easy for me. I was born very rich and lucky.
The American formula things are out there but they don't have any stories to tell – we have all the stories to tell – but they're all formula.
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Movies are a complicated collision of literature, theatre, music and all the visual arts.
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In 1905 Albert discovered Relativity, in 1906 he invented Rock and Roll.
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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I don't know what it means to be out there against the Olympics.
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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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 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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Australians don't have a preconceived notion of what things have to be… we can go on a fantastic journey.
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Movies are usually difficult, often insane, constantly challenging and always strangely amusing to make.
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In 1905 Albert discovered Relativity, in 1906 he invented Rock and Roll.
Find your own specific voice in filmmaking and go for it. Either people will get it or they won't and that's what it's all about.
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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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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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I support all Australian films.
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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There are a thousand weird untold stories in the Australian film industry, this has been one of them.
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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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