"The cinema began with a passionate physical relationship between celluloid and the artists and craftsmen and technicians who handled it manipulated it and came to know it the way a lover comes to know every inch of the body of the beloved. No matter where the cinema goes we cannot afford to lose sight of its beginnings."
"There are two kinds of power you have to fight. The first is the money and thats just our system. The other is the people close around you knowing when to accept their criticism knowing when to say no."
"Being a father at a later age is different from when I had my other two daughters when I was in my 20s and 30s. If youre in your 60s and youre with the kid every day youre dealing with the mind of a child so it opens up that childishness in you again."
"Our world is so glutted with useless information images useless images sounds all this sort of thing. Its a cacophony its like a madness I think thats been happening in the past twenty-five years. And I think anything that can help a person sit in a room alone and not worry about it is good."