"There are necessary evils. Money is an important thing in terms of representing freedom in our world. And now I have a daughter to think about. Its really the first time Ive thought about the future and what it could be."
"If theres any message to my work it is ultimately that its OK to be different that its good to be different that we should question ourselves before we pass judgment on someone who looks different behaves different talks different is a different color."
"France and the whole of Europe have a great culture and an amazing history. Most important thing though is that people there know how to live! In America theyve forgotten all about it. Im afraid that the American culture is a disaster."
"As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too."
"You do the work and you want people to see it but um while Im doing the work the result doesnt matter at all to me. Ultimately I dont I dont care whether the film is - you know - some big giant box-office bonanza and I dont care if its a complete flop. To me when a film gets made and its actually finished its a success. Theyre all a success in their own way."