Shoot a few scenes out of focus. I want to win the foreign film award.
I'm married to the theater but my mistress is the films.
A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.
It's the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how you feel about it.
Film lovers are sick people.
Everything makes me nervous except making films.
Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame and what's out.
You can map your life through your favorite movies, and no two people's maps will be the same.
Sometimes in movies, I still have to be the hero, but it's not all that important to me anymore.
The embarrassing thing is that the salad dressing is outgrossing my films.
Film spectators are quiet vampires.
You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies all of life's riddles are answered in the movies.
The secret to film is that it's an illusion.
It grossed something like 12 million dollars and started a cycle of so called boy meets ghoul horror films.
Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture that seems as fresh now as the day it opened. It may seem even fresher.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director.
A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
Give me a couple of years, and I'll make that actress an overnight success.
I like a film to have a beginning, a middle and an end, but not necessarily in that order.
I don't think you should feel about a film. You should feel about a woman, not a movie. You can't kiss a movie.
A story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end... but not necessarily in that order.
Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.
Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole, it would be about me.
Every great film should seem new every time you see it.
This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.