I'm happy that I'm alive. I feel like someone coming back from Vietnam, you know; I'm sure that later on I'll start killing people in a square somewhere, but right now, I just feel happy to be alive.
I'm having a vacation, and it's so beautiful, and maybe I'll never get another film idea in my life.
Basically, I'm afraid of everything in life, except filmmaking.
Political correctness kills discussion.
When I show a film at a festival, I am showing myself. Everything is at stake for me.
That's the great thing about entering a convent: There are things that you simply can't do, so you don't have to worry about them.
If one devalues rationality, the world tends to fall apart.
Only a fool does not fear actors, but you can't beat them, and if you can't beat them, join them, as they say. As I've got older I've become very interested in that part of the work.
If I made a musical in the beginning of my career, it would have been crane shots and tracking shots and people coming out of cakes and whatever, but these techniques are something that I've left behind me.
Far be it from me to force anyone into either chess or dressage, but if you choose to do so yourself, in my opinion there is only one way: follow the rules.