1. 10

    If you have a great passion it seems that the logical thing is to see the fruit of it, and the fruit are children.

  2. 9

    I don't rehash the past. It's my baggage. That's all. I accept things as they are.

  3. 8

    I simply think there's life after movies. I have to adhere to this philosophy, and therefore I like other things, and I have other passions. None are as big as movie-making, but they exist.

  4. 7

    I never made a film which fully satisfied me.

  5. 6

    The best films are because of nobody but the director.

  6. 5

    I see Macbeth as a young, open-faced warrior, who is gradually sucked into a whirpool of events because of his ambition. When he meets the weird sisters and hears their prophecy, he's like the man who hopes to win a million - a gamble for high stakes.

  7. 4

    Happy endings make me puke.

  8. 3

    The whole showmanship is NOT to answer every question.

  9. 2

    You have to show violence the way it is. If you don't show it realistically, then that's immoral and harmful. If you don't upset people, then that's obscenity.

  10. 1

    Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theater.

  11. Last Update: 1 October 2022

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