It's always the small people who change things. It's never the politicians or the big guys. I mean, who pulled down the Berlin wall? It was all the people in the streets. The specialists didn't have a clue the day before.
Cinema never saved anyone's life, it is not a medicine that will save anyone's life. It is only an aspirin.
I don't want to show kids that I am smoking.
When I got the camera on the shoulder, they give me a nickname. They call me 'the tripod' because I'm kind of short and kind of strong. So if I take the camera and I lock myself, you think that you're on a crane.
I'm always attracted by people who are lost in their time. I think it helps us.
You know sometimes you're in a position of risk and you feel that you can turn good or bad.
I wanted to do something that was entertaining - but with a catch.
I won't be able to do a film just for bad reasons, for money or for - I just can't. If I have one more where I feel I can bring you something, I will do it.
I think we have the wrong notion of commercial and intellectual or artistic film. Because all films are commercial.
I would rather stop too soon than too late.
I said if I made 10 films in my life, I would be very lucky. That's how I meant it. My fear after my first one was whether they would let me make another one, so I had this goal in my head.
Live your life, experience something, and then you're going to have a lot of things to say. But if you hang around in Hollywood, then you're going to say the same thing as everyone else - nothing.
I wanted to prove that I could do something, so I made a short film. That was in fact my main concern, to be able to show that I could do one.
After six, seven films, I started to get a little tired. Shooting takes a lot out of you.
I never think about franchises, to be honest. I always just do the film.
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