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“When I was a child the temptation to sin was always a romantic option. This romantic option lead me to the cinema, a place where sin was welcome.”
Gus Van Sant
“I have my ideas of what a good documentary is, but drama is a different animal because you're arranging everything.”
“There's a certain truth that you do end up making the same film again and again so if you vary the genre you have a chance of breaking that cycle.”
“If it can be written, or thought, it can be filmed.”
“The first monster you have to scare the audience with is yourself.”
“I wanted to make a fake Paris, a Paris of dreams, like in my head when I was twenty and I arrived in Paris for the first time. I wanted to avoid the bad things: traffic jams, dog shit on the street, the rain.”
“I don't believe in elitism. I don't think the audience is this dumb person lower than me. I am the audience.”
“A story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end... but not necessarily in that order. ”
“To me, watching a movie is like going to an amusement park. My worst fear is making a film that people don't think is a good ride.”
“I know that feeling of looking back and thinking, that part I'd like to fix. So I obsessively try not to compromise.”
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