And I believe we need heroes, I believe we need certain people who we can measure our own shortcomings by.
David has asked me, a number of people have asked me and said, What performance do you like best or what's the best film you've made and so on and I don't really have any hesitation that the film I'm least embarrassed by and ashamed of or uneasy about is Shadowlands.
I just love biography, and I'm fascinated by people who have shifted our destinies or our points of view.
I am passionately opposed to capital punishment, and I have been all my life.
I came from a family who believed in, in quotes, the Rights of Man, who believed that in order to justify the sort of luxurious life that the majority of us have, related to the whole world, that you had to do something.
I think it is obscene that we should believe that we are entitled to end somebody's life, no matter what that person has supposedly done or not done.
Well, I think In Love and War, which had a wonderful performance by Sandy, Sandra Bullock, who the authorities and, the supposed authorities, in cinema didn't want to know about.
What I am sad about is that there is now, in America, no equivalent to the art circuit.
At my age the only problem is with remembering names. When I call everyone darling, it has damn all to do with passionately adoring them, but I know I'm safe calling them that. Although, of course, I adore them too.
In other words, if you - the cost of promoting movies, the advertising and promotion of a movie, the budget is almost as large as the cost of the movie.
There's nothing more important in making movies than the screenplay.
Pier Angeli was in the movie called Sea of Sand that Guy Green directed where this idea came up.
I think Tom Paine is one of the greatest men that's ever lived.
Well, you cannot think of cinema now, and you cannot think of cinema in the UK and not place Chaplin in the most extraordinary elevated context, if there can be such a thing, in that he was a genius, he was unique.
I do care about style. I do care, but I only care about style that serves the subject.