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Alan Bennett Quotes

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My films are about embarrassment.
- Alan Bennett

I've never seen the point of the sea,
except where it meets the land.
The shore has a point.
The sea has none.
- Alan Bennett

I'm all in favour of free expression provided it's
kept rigidly under control.
- Alan Bennett

Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed
to have read and often thinks they have.
- Alan Bennett

 

Your whole life is on the other side of the glass.
And there is nobody watching.
- Alan Bennett

Those who have known the famous are publicly debriefed of their memories,
knowing as their own dusk falls that they will only
be remembered for remembering someone else.
- Alan Bennett

Life is generally something that happens elsewhere.
- Alan Bennett


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I write plays about things that I can't resolve in my mind.
I try to root things out.
- Alan Bennett

We were put to Dickens as children but it never quite took.
That unremitting humanity soon had me cheesed off.
- Alan Bennett

We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community,
but people wouldn't obey the rules.
- Alan Bennett

Children always assume the sexual lives of their parents
come to a grinding halt at their conception.
- Alan Bennett

Cancer, like any other illness, is a bore.
- Alan Bennett

If you think squash is a competitive activity,
try flower arranging.
- Alan Bennett

Were we closer to the ground as children,
or is the grass emptier now?
- Alan Bennett

Life is like a box of sardines and we are all looking for the key.
- Alan Bennett

If my films make one more person miserable,
I'll feel I have done my job.
- Woody Allen

I have a love interest in every one of my films:
a gun.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films
when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?
- Samuel Goldwyn

If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right.
- Woody Allen

Movies are not scripts - movies are films;
they're not books,
they're not the theatre.
- Nicolas Roeg

And in movies you must be a gambler.
To produce films is to gamble.
- Douglas Sirk

I'm married to the theater but my mistress is the films.
- Oskar Werner

Everything makes me nervous - except making films.
- Elizabeth Taylor

Films have degenerated to their original operation as carnival amusement -
they offer not drama but thrills.
- David Mamet

I made so many films which were more important,
but the only one people ever want to talk about is that one with Bogart.
- Ingrid Bergman

I like to watch many things, especially strange films and something recent,
not just the story.
- Dario Argento

I don't see a lot of films.
I'm quite choosy, but there's certain films that stick out.
- Christopher Eccleston

Films take up so much time, and with theatre,
you do have to plan a period of time that you can be free.
- Mike Figgis

When I was in film school, it was said that all good
films were characterised by some form of humour.
- Lars von Trier

So, thanks God, our films, our first films were suddenly
being appreciated by the Western media;
especially France was very good,
and Switzerland was very good.
- Milos Forman

Cocteau is someone who has made such a profound impression
on me that there's no doubt he's influenced every one of my films.
- Jacques Rivette

I had just had small parts in other films,
and I'd worked with a lot of directors in TV.
- Sally Kellerman

I think every director has a different take,
some are good, some are bad.
The directors you get on best with sometimes don't make the best films,
so who's to say who is right.
- Tim Roth

One thing I know is that I don't want to be a director for hire,
making genre films.
- Paul Mazursky

I've been fortunate to be in films that are classic,
that are going to be around.
- Samuel L. Jackson

I made a commitment to myself; that I wanted to be an actress,
and I wanted to do films that make a difference.
It has to move people.
- Laura Dern

I'm not usually attracted to big-budget American films.
- Ian Hart

Yes, sir, a patrol car came and took me down to a station
where they were trying to develop films,
but they hadn't got the facilities to develop colored film.
- Abraham Zapruder

I think a smart person today realizes that you have
to be part of the art films that are done just for the sake of the art.
- Halle Berry

I think there are more films being made,
but there are probably less outlets for them and distributors.
- Richard Linklater

I moved to LA and decided to do films and television,
mainly because the theater in New York is totally dead.
- Shirley Knight

I chose films made by people I wanted to work with,
about subject matter I thought was intriguing.
- Ed Harris

I did things like Shampoo and Heaven Can Wait.
I don't know what those films were about.
The women I played in them were not very empowered.
- Julie Christie

I like films, or some films, and would be intrigued
to see my work on screen.
- Tanith Lee

I still think like a critic, and I still analyze films like a critic.
However, it's not possible to write criticism if you're making films.
- Paul Schrader

I really don't consider myself to be a conventional Hollywood star.
I've never really been marketed by the big studios
to do mass market box office films.
- Laura Dern

Movies are very hard to make, to get it all to come together.
So many people have their say in what the end product of films are.
- Andy Garcia

But you know, there's always a danger nowadays that
films are gonna be brought up to Canada for budget reasons.
And that's something that really concerns me.
- Philip Kaufman

I like the George Romero films, which were really great,
social satire movies; really twisted.
- John Cusack

I love European movies and I kind of grew up on European films.
- Jodie Foster

In a perfect world, I could be doing some bigger films
and balance that with some independent films because
they seem to be the most challenging and unique.
- Sherilyn Fenn

My mother gave me this book called Feature Films at
Used Car Prices by a guy named Rick Schmidt.
I gotta credit the guy, cuz he gave me the most practical advice.
It empowers you.
- Vin Diesel

All of us have our individual curses,
something that we are uncomfortable with and something
that we have to deal with,
like me making horror films, perhaps.
- Wes Craven

I'm not a big one for lots of genitals flapping in the films.
- Campbell Scott

That's the thing with animated films -
I often feel that puppets get the better parts compared to us normal actresses.
- Helena Bonham Carter

I had developed this habit of writing scenarios as a hobby.
I would find out which stories had been sold to be
made into films and I would write my own treatment and then compare it.
- Satyajit Ray

The great actresses and actors receive awards for great roles in great films.
- Gloria Stuart

I think I've made some pretty decent films in the '80s and '90s.
- John Frankenheimer

In fact, it is amazing how much European films -
Italian,
French, German and English - have recovered a certain
territory of the audience in their countries over the last few years.
- Wim Wenders

I like John Carpenter.
I like some of his films more than others.
- Guillermo del Toro

It's become very popular in contemporary films to have the twist ending.
- Bill Paxton

You want to see women your own age in films.
- Lynda Carter

I hate to look at myself in a mirror,
and I never go and see films.
- Ursula Andress

I'm very interested in portraying homosexual man and
woman in my films because I'm interested in their lives and their problems.
- Dario Argento

I couldn't see my father's films because they were
restricted and we didn't have videos or DVDs back then.
- Kiefer Sutherland

I got too fed up with films that didn't make you think.
I liked the idea of one that you'd have to be dancing around with.
I like my mind to be engaged when I watch a film.
- Guy Ritchie

Most films are rooted in a book or a comic strip,
but I don't go out there saying I want to do adaptations.
- Ralph Fiennes

And we had the perhaps unfair advantage of not having
to worry about what an audience was gonna think.
We were in a vacuum.
We were making little short films, really.
- Rick Moranis

I knew Secrets and Lies was a great film,
but I didn't expect it to get the attention it did
because none of his other films had and I thought they were just as good.
- Brenda Blethyn

Keeping it all normal and keeping us together is my first priority.
Then I fit films into my life.
- Kelly Preston

I like to do all kinds of films.
- Pam Grier


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