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1. "Robert Altman's 'Nashville' is my all-time favorite film because it covers all the bases - it's original, moving, and has something to say, but also funny and incredibly entertaining."
Author: Douglas Wood
2. "Altman works in such an interesting way, letting things occur in the film even if he didn't particularly plan them."
Author: Julie Christie
3. "Dana daydreamed of one day being able to set her agenda at B.Altman with the same courage and tenacity as the woman who was now driving the VW while speaking animatedly about her travel plans for the near future. She would be journeying to India in search of exotic merchandise for the store's Indian extravaganza, a lavish event planned by Ira Neimark and Dawn Mello to compete with Bloomingdale's Retailing as Theater movement. The movement was the brainchild of Bloomingdale's Marvin Traub, who staged elaborate presentations such as China: Heralding the Dawn of a New Era. Typical extravaganzas featured fashion, clothing, food, and art from various regions of the world."I'll bring back enough items to make Bloomingdale's blush!" Nina said confidently. "And I'm not just talking sweaters, hats, and walking sticks. I'll stop first in the Himalayas and prowl the Landour Bazaar."Lynn Steward ~ A Very Good Life"
Author: Lynn Steward
4. "Yes, there are directors I admire, the mavericks. Altman. There are many good directors."
Author: Mark Rydell
5. "I've worked with Robert Altman a couple of times too."
Author: Matthew Modine
6. "Certainly, the wealth of the rich is a consequence of the poverty of the poor. (Lori Altmann, p. 85)"
Author: Mev Puleo
7. "Bob Altman got nothing from the TV series 'M*A*S*H,' and the royalties for the theme song went to his oldest son, Michael, who wrote it as a 15-year-old poet!"
Author: Mitchell Zuckoff
8. "[From a May 1, 2004 article entitled "Still Up to Mischief" from The Guardian reporting on and quoting Altman]Still, it's worth noting that by the age of 20 this whistle- blower had resisted two of the most powerful institutions - church and army, both. He is an atheist, 'And I have been against all of these wars ever since."
Author: Robert Altman
9. "Ihre Blicke trafen sich nur für die Zeitspanne eines Wimpernschlags, aber länger brauchte Noah nicht, um die Gedanken des Killers zu lesen. "Was hast du geglaubt?", las er in Altmanns Augen. "Dass ich ein netter Mensch bin, nur weil ich uns nach Rom geflogen habe? Ich töte. Das ist mein Beruf. Und ihr lebt nur noch, weil euer Tod mir keinen Vorteil bringt."
Author: Sebastian Fietzek
10. "But most of what I've learned about acting - and a lot of what I've learned about life in the past seven years - was taught to me by Robert Altman."
Author: Shelley Duvall
11. "I suppose I learned organization from Altman."
Author: Shelley Duvall
12. "Bob Altman had this relaxed but serious attitude. Everybody loved him. I wanted him to adopt me."
Author: Steve Buscemi
13. "Altman was told they wouldn't do the film with me. He could easily have abandoned me, but he stood by me and really bailed me out."
Author: Tim Robbins

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