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Janet Suzman

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Always you find that the more decisive event wins so my father's sort of annual decisiveness which came upon him on the Day of Atonement every year, he suddenly remembered that he was Jewish.

— Janet Suzman

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And I think that that emphasis on keeping a family together, alike, I think it's important.

— Janet Suzman

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But I think theatre in a repressive society is an immensely exciting event and theatre in a luxurious old, affluent old society like ours is an entertaining event.

— Janet Suzman

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But now I've got a young son and his interest is in science and now when I talk to him, I see that in the science sphere of our lives there is new, there is progress.

— Janet Suzman

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I find its attention to living this life rather than the next one exhilarating because I think even independently of Judaism that that's the right way to go about life.

— Janet Suzman

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I mean one of the basic rules when you're acting is that you mustn't stand in judgement on a character, you mustn't say Hitler was a bad man because you can't act in that way.

— Janet Suzman

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I still find that a kind of stricture of the heart happens when I see any form of bigoted or racist behaviour. I get an actual pain in my heart.

— Janet Suzman

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I suppose meeting people whether it's in real life and actually shaking their flesh and blood hand or shaking the mystical hand of the character all rub off on you in some way.

— Janet Suzman

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It was but then, when you're, one of the great poisonous events that have infected us all who were in South Africa is that the idea of difference is drip fed into your veins. It's that that you fight.

— Janet Suzman

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Jews have had to carry around their own sense of self in a carpet bag and I think perhaps too much emphasis might be being put on nationality and on the other hand patriotism, that sort of thing.

— Janet Suzman

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About Janet Suzman

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Her grandfather Max Sonnenberg was a member of the South African parliament and Janet Suzman is a niece of civil rights/anti-apartheid campaigner Helen Suzman. Later years
Back in her native South Africa Janet Suzman has directed Othello which was also televised and Brecht's The Good Woman of Setzuan (renamed The Good Woman of Sharpeville) both at the Market Theatre Johannesburg. This was followed by A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (1972) opposite Alan Bates.

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