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“It is my duty to direct because the films might be the inner chronicle of what we are, and we have to articulate ourselves. Otherwise we would be cows in the field.”
“Our battle, our struggle, is to create art. Our weapon is the moving picture...we are scientists engaged in the creation of memory... but our memory will neither blur nor fade.”
“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.”
“The necessity to conceptualize has to come very early on, and defining a vector of development for that film also at the beginning of the process will allow you much more freedom as you go along.”
“A story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end... but not necessarily in that order. ”
“Anybody who comes to the cinema is bringing their whole sexual history, their literary history, their movie literacy, their culture, their language, their religion, whatever they've got. I can't possibly manipulate all of that, nor do I want to.”
“My influences come from real life. I’m not interested in cinema for cinema’s sake. I’m interested in life—what one does and how one interacts.”
“I don't film messages. I let the post office take care of those.”
“What is an artist? A provincial who finds himself somewhere between a physical reality and a metaphysical one...”
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