He’s starred in well-known classics like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the President’s Men, which he also produced, and directed such acclaimed hits as Ordinary People and Quiz Show. Trying his hand in a variety of roles, Redford has always carried his own life experiences and fascination with politics and nature into his endeavors.
In 1986, after buying two acres of land in Park City, Utah, he started the Sundance Film Festival to help promote the work of up and coming filmmakers who were shut out by the mainstream.
Many years later, even he couldn’t have guessed how large the festival would become, and how vital a role it would play in leading the year’s films every January. It’s no wonder that, throughout his career, Redford has been looked to for his expertise on filmmaking and acting. We’ve collected some of the advice he’s given in over the years below.
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