Philip Noyce | Phil Noyce
6' 4" (1.93 m)
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[on The Saint
(1997)] It was an opportunity at the time to create a franchise. At the end of the first screening, Sherry Lansing
, the head of the studio, was genuinely crying. She said it was a brilliant film and that it was Doctor Zhivago-ish. Later I did feel resentful that Sherry Lansing had initially been so enthusiastic about the movie, only to eventually talk me into cutting those things ...
In early 1985, Phillip Noyce directed a film clip for the Australian rock band, The Angels
, with what was then believed to be the most expensive budget for an Australian film clip. Shooting occurred in drains under Sydney, at a disused train tunnel north of Sydney and in the Outback, including various real biker gang members appearing as part of an involved back story. However, the song, '...