What are the TOP 10 film quotes by Atom Egoyan?


When I was planning Family Viewing, the Ontario Film Development Corporation came into existence.


I think if you look at the themes that are presented in the film, some are inherently social, and I think that any film which deals with the family is dealing with the smallest social unit in our society - and in a sense it is a question of scope.


I think the situation in Toronto is such that there are funding organizations which make it easy for a film to raise more money than it needs and very often that works against a film.


There is a certain moment in the film when the son is in the nursing home and he goes to the television and turns it off because he sees himself in the image.




The film camera's ability to physically move through space, not zoom through space - every time we have a video camera the movement is through zoom; every time we have a film camera it is a physical movement.


The whole film is about people being convinced that they can reduce themselves to their archetypes.


That is where the irony of the film comes off, in terms of the language it employs - where he tries desperately to be a 'TV Dad,' to give advice and it's so pat it becomes ridiculous.


When you make a film like this, you must have the highest expectations of your audience. Having worked in situations where we have the lowest expectations of our audience.


I've just been very, very lucky with the film having been introduced in the right way.


Though I am still very vulnerable to audiences - and it happens all the time - where for some reason the energy doesn't connect and, since the film is very personal, obviously I am made to feel very vulnerable by that.



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