Learn how to Act from Michael Caine

The theatre is an operation with the scalpel, i think movie acting is an operation with the laser.

Michael Caine teaches in this documentary the art of acting to five young actors. He talks about how to perform in close-ups and extreme close-ups. He warns about the continuity dangers of smoking cigarettes or fiddling with props.

He talks about screen tests, special effects, men who are cavalier about your safety and speaking to someone who is off camera. The movie camera is your best friend and most attentive lover, he says, even though you invariably ignore her

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