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If cinema is a woman then certainly there are many shores. ...
by Gerard Depardieu

If cinema is a woman then certainly there are many shores.
- Gerard Depardieu

I would never let myself knock out a journalist.
- Gerard Depardieu

I've had affairs.
But I'm not the sort of man who has 10,000 affairs.
- Gerard Depardieu

I had rapidly become aware there were problems with the Kalifa group.
- Gerard Depardieu

 

I like the idea of bringing cartoon characters to life...
and although the Americans have already attempted this,
their culture is not sufficiently humane to make it work.
- Gerard Depardieu

I have learnt a lot about my body since my heart attack.
I don't drink as much now as before.
- Gerard Depardieu

I don't snack all the time, but I do sometimes drink l more than I should.
- Gerard Depardieu

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Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame and what's out.
- Martin Scorsese

I think cinema, movies, and magic have always been closely associated.
The very earliest people who made film were magicians.
- Francis Ford Coppola

Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.
- Jean-Luc Godard

In football you have an adversary; in cinema that adversary is yourself.
- Eric Cantona

I pity the French Cinema because it has no money.
I pity the American Cinema because it has no ideas.
- Jean-Luc Godard

Cinema was my rite of passage.
- John Singleton

I really love sort of classical cinema where people
were telling stories with very little dialogue,
and people were using the camera in a really interesting way.
- Alex Winter

That's what I like about film-it can be bizarre,
classic, normal, romantic.
Cinema is to me the most versatile thing.
- Catherine Deneuve

I'd like to be for cinema what Shakespeare was for theatre,
Marx for politics and Freud for psychology:
someone after whom nothing is as it used to be.
- Rainer W. Fassbinder

I went to the Tokyo Film Festival in Japan because I love Japanese cinema.
- Leslie Caron

One of the things I love about cinema is the range.
- Mike Figgis

It's shocking to say, but the cinema is quite a while away from me,
and I haven't got a car yet.
- Tom Felton

I work for the public, for the people who are paying to go to the cinema,
rather than for the critics.
- Kevin Costner

Now more than ever we need to talk to each other,
to listen to each other and understand how we see the world,
and cinema is the best medium for doing this.
- Martin Scorsese

I was part of a group that had a cinema club so every
week we would project two or three movies on 16 or 35mm.
- Guillermo del Toro

There's a great danger in making this seem more important than it is,
this whole Free Cinema thing.
- Karel Reisz

You can lose in cinema too if you don't put on a good performance.
- Eric Cantona

I am not someone who sacrifice all for the cinema,
my life will be always more important.
- Natalie Portman

I am really not interested in the cinema.
I loathed it when I started six years ago,
and I don't enjoy it even now.
- Brigitte Bardot

If you can't believe a little in what you see on the screen,
it's not worth wasting your time on cinema.
- Serge Daney

For me, the cinema is not a slice of life,
but a piece of cake.
- Alfred Hitchcock

For a long time I have compared cinema to music,
I think cinema has a lot to do with the rhythm of music.
- Isabelle Huppert

Is the cinema more important than life?
- Francois Truffaut

I don't go to the cinema much.
- Tom Felton

Today films are made to cater to commercial markets created by multiplexes,
not for those who enjoy good cinema.
- Sunny Deol

I tell my children to avoid theatre and go into cinema and TV.
- Peter O'Toole

I was in jail four and a half years.
When I came out, I continued the same struggle against injustice,
but instead of using weapons, I began to use art and cinema.
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf

I'd wanted to be a writer and when I came back to New
York worked as a musician too,
but I found my writing starting to get more and more referential to cinema.
- Jim Jarmusch

Today's cinema is a global art form,
it is impossible to make movies for a market the size of France,
representing no more than 4% of the world's total.
- Jean-Jacques Annaud

I was utilized because I have a certain face that works well in cinema,
and I'm used to making myself look as good as possible.
- Julie Christie

We can compare classical chess and rapid chess with theatre and cinema -
some actors don't like the latter and prefer to work in the theatre.
- Boris Spassky

Even the great bad guys in cinema history,
they're likable.
- Balthazar Getty

Cinema in India is like brushing your teeth in the morning.
You can't escape it.
- Shahrukh Khan

During the Sixties, the Americans thought I was the
greatest thing in the history of cinema.
- Michael Winner

My duty is to try to reach beauty.
Cinema is emotion.
When you laugh you cry.
- Roberto Benigni

I think cinema is closer to allegories than to reality.
It's closer to our dreams.
- Manuel Puig

I was born at a bad time for Spain, but a really good one for cinema.
- Pedro Almodovar

The appeal of cinema lies in the fear of death.
- Jim Morrison

I come from an everyday middle class family in India.
The film industry reached us only through our television sets and cinema halls.
- Lavrenti Lopes

In cinema, the leading player is the director.
- Ben Kingsley

Normally I make myself swim, do exercises.
For zest I like going to the cinema.
- Antonia Fraser

When I go to a film, you're taking it easy and you
let things wash over you.
That's what cinema's all about.
You get involved in a world that's being created in front of you.
- Mary Hansen

I love watching a good, freaky horror movie.
I love it.
It's one of my favorite things to do,
to go and see at the cinema.
Just to tune out and be freaked out.
- Yvonne Strahovski

I feel very proud that we have managed to stay together.
In these forty years we have made forty-six films.
Each one has brought a certain name and contribution to cinema.
- Ismail Merchant

A visit to a cinema is a little outing in itself.
It breaks the monotony of an afternoon or evening;
it gives a change from the surroundings of home,
however pleasant.
- Ivor Novello

And my generation in Brazil was influenced by Cinema Novo.
So we're echoing what's been done way in the past.
- Walter Salles

I like it when somebody tells me a story,
and I actually really feel that that's becoming like
a lost art in American cinema.
- Quentin Tarantino

Nevertheless, in the theatre, and in the cinema,
the contemporary reality of Poland has been represented
only to a minuscule degree in the last 12 years.
- Andrzej Wajda

I think American cinema, particularly,
has become so disposable.
It's not even cinema, It's just moviemaking.
- Eriq La Salle

Realism is always subjective in film.
There's no such thing as cinema verite.
- Crispin Glover

I hate that people think going to the theatre is a special occasion.
I wish people would treat it as normally as going to the cinema.
- Brenda Blethyn

Cinema will always have an important role to play in society.
- Leslie Caron

Foreign capital to build new cinemas will help modernize
China's aging cinema infrastructure,
attract Chinese consumers back into cinemas,
and increase demand for U.S.
films.
- Jack Valenti

Modern American cinema seems to me superficial.
The intention is to understand a certain reality,
and the result is nothing but a photographing of that reality.
- Manuel Puig

Although for some people cinema means something superficial and glamorous,
it is something else.
I think it is the mirror of the world.
- Jeanne Moreau

I'm of course disillusioned with what has happened to World cinema.
Now cinemas in both Eastern and Western Europe are
filled with the same blockbusters from Hollywood.
- Alexander Walker

Work in the theater sharpened my verse and my cinema.
- James Broughton

I also wanted to express the strength of cinema to hide reality,
while being entertaining.
Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness.
- Pedro Almodovar

Cinema reflects culture and there is no harm in adapting technology,
but not at the cost of losing your originality.
- Jackie Chan

It is also difficult to articulate the subtleties in cinema,
because there aren't words or metaphors which describe
many of the emotions you are attempting to evoke.
- Conrad Hall

I felt privileged to be a facet of such a jewel in
the crown of American cinema.
- Tatum O'Neal

The cinema is an institution nowadays,
with its roots sunk deep in the hearts of the millions
of people who find enjoyment and entertainment in going to the pictures.
- Ivor Novello

It's a standard staple in Japanese cinema to cut somebody's
arm off and have red water hoses for veins,
spraying blood everywhere.
- Quentin Tarantino

I like cinema.
I am very fond of it.
But from time to time I feel like having some time on my own.
- Patrice Leconte


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