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Arthur Hiller

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Anyway, he and I worked on the script together, and I must say he was a joy to work with. Very enthusiastic.

— Arthur Hiller

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Do you remember a scene with Ryan and Ali playing in the snow? Well, that was improvised.

— Arthur Hiller

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Howard Minsky had gotten the script to her agent prior to my involvement.

— Arthur Hiller

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I thought we were making a nice little movie. That's how it was regarded by everyone else, too.

— Arthur Hiller

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Originally the film opened with Ryan in the doctor's office, being told his wife is dying. Then we see him walking the streets, and the story is told in flashback.

— Arthur Hiller

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So I decided to move that scene in the doctor's office to two-thirds into the movie, after the viewers had come to know Ryan and Ali and share in their happiness.

— Arthur Hiller

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We cut a few corners and brought the picture in under budget by $25,000, so Paramount let us go back to Boston with a small crew to shoot some additional footage.

— Arthur Hiller

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We'd be working in our motel room through the night, and I'd come up with an idea at two in the morning, and he'd start jumping up and down, pacing across the room, or whatever.

— Arthur Hiller

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His goal was to have the camera reflect the chaos and confusion taking place in the hospital. Writer Eric Marcus recalls how Hiller tried to make the film realistic:

Also in 1982 he directed Author! Author! starring Al Pacino. The film was nominated for one Academy Award and showed Hiller capable of handling action films as well as comedy.

He began his career directing television in Canada and later in the U. By the late 1950s he began directing films most often comedies. He was the recipient of the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award in 2002.

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