If you have a great passion it seems that the logical thing is to see the fruit of it, and the fruit are children.
I don't rehash the past. It's my baggage. That's all. I accept things as they are.
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.
I never made a film which fully satisfied me.
The best films are because of nobody but the director.
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.
Happy endings make me puke.
The whole showmanship is NOT to answer every question.
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.
Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theater.
Last Update: 1 October 2022
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