I mean, music totally comes from your soul.
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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.
A lot of what I'm obsessed with is the relationship and the dynamics between people and the family, particularly brothers and their father.
Young film makers should learn how to deal with the money and learn how to deal with the power structure. Because it is like a battle.
Very often I've known people who wouldn't say a word to each other, but they'd go to see movies together and experience life that way.
Any film, or to me any creative endeavour, no matter who you're working with, is, in many cases, a wonderful experience.
If your mother cooks Italian food, why should you go to a restaurant?
I think there's only one or two films where I've had all the financial support I needed. All the rest, I wish I'd had the money to shoot another ten days.
I love studying Ancient History and seeing how empires rise and fall, sowing the seeds of their own destruction.
The fact that food plays such an important part in my films has everything to do with my family.
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 you're in your 60s and you're with the kid every day, you're dealing with the mind of a child, so it opens up that childishness in you again.
Peace if possible, truth at all costs.
I did, although I didn't read from page 1 to page 187 but I read chunks of it. I did a little bit of science when I was in the university so I was able to understand the graphs and pie charts and stuff like that. It was extremely dry.
There is a kind of elevation which does not depend on fortune it is a certain air which distinguishes us, and seems to destine us for great things it is a price which we imperceptibly set upon ourselves.
There are three classes of men lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
I really, specifically, love acting, and I think it's a really cool thing to be really indulgent and follow that. I have a lot of ambitions in life, but for the next few years, I just want to be an actor. That's a lucky opportunity, and that drives me to want to be good at that.
It's easy to impress me. I don't need a fancy party to be happy. Just good friends, good food, and good laughs. I'm happy. I'm satisfied. I'm content.
The decision to write in prose instead of poetry is made more by the readers than by writers. Almost no one is interested in reading narrative in verse.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.