The film of tomorrow will not be directed by civil servants of the camera, but by artists for whom shooting a film constitutes a wonderful and thrilling adventure.

Francois Truffaut


Filmmaking, like any other art, is a very profound means of human communication; beyond the professional pleasure of succeeding or the pain of failing, you do want your film to be seen, to communicate itself to other people.
Kenneth Lonergan


I love a natural look in pictures. I like people with a feeling one way or another - it shows an inner life. I like to see that there's something going on inside them.
Marilyn Monroe


The longer I work in cinema the more convinced I am that this domain of art is not ruled by any laws. I do not even attempt to find them. Everything is possible.
Andrei Tarkovsky


What happens to me is that I am first and foremost a film geek.
Guillermo del Toro


I'm drawn to filmmaking that can transport me. Film can immerse you, put you there.
Kathryn Bigelow


I want an audience that will come sitting forward in their seats.
Diane Paulus


When people ask me if I went to film school I tell them, 'no, I went to films.'
Quentin Tarantino

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