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“Hollywood is like being nowhere and talking to nobody about nothing.”
“I have always preferred the reflection of the life to life itself.”
“In a horror film, lighting is 70% of the effectiveness. It’s essential in creation the atmosphere.”
“You must put the odor of the human body into images...describe for me the implacable, the egoistic, the sensual, the cruel...there are nothing but disgusting people in this world.”
“I formulated my own directing style in my own head, proceeding without any unnecessary imitation of others… For me there was no such thing as a teacher. I have relied entirely on my own strength.”
[Giving direction to a group of children on Exodus (1960)] "Cry, you little monsters!"
“For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake.”
“Make visible what, without you, might perhaps never have been seen.”
“Juxtaposing a person with an environment that is boundless, collating him with a countless number of people passing by close to him and far away, relating a person to the whole world, that is the meaning of cinema.”
“A story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end... but not necessarily in that order. ”
“I'm a storyteller—that's the chief function of a director. And they're moving pictures, let's make 'em move!”
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