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Roman Polanski Quotes and Sayings

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Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theater.
- Roman Polanski

Normal love isn't interesting.
I assure you that it's incredibly boring.
- Roman Polanski

I did not have a reputation to defend.
- Roman Polanski

My films are the expression of momentary desires.
I follow my instincts, but in a disciplined way.
- Roman Polanski

 

I still had some honor...
I still have some now.
- Roman Polanski

You have to show violence the way it is.
If you don't show it realistically, then that's immoral and harmful.
If you don't upset people, then that's obscenity.
- Roman Polanski

Whenever I get happy, I always have a terrible feeling.
- Roman Polanski

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I want people to go to the movies.
I am the man of the spectacle.
I'm playing.
- Roman Polanski

I never made a film which fully satisfied me.
- Roman Polanski

I can only say that whatever my life and work have been,
I'm not envious of anyone-and this is my biggest satisfaction.
- Roman Polanski

If you have a great passion it seems that the logical
thing is to see the fruit of it,
and the fruit are children.
- Roman Polanski

I don't really know what is shocking.
When you tell the story of a man who is beheaded,
you have to show how they cut off his head.
If you don't, it's like telling a dirty joke and leaving out the punch line.
- Roman Polanski

In Paris, one is always reminded of being a foreigner.
If you park your car wrong, it is not the fact that
it's on the sidewalk that matters,
but the fact that you speak with an accent.
- Roman Polanski

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

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

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

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

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

Any film I do is not going to change the way black
women have been portrayed,
or black people have been portrayed,
in cinema since the days of D.W.
Griffith.
- Spike Lee

Cinema is a worldwide phenomenon.
- Wim Wenders

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

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

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

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

The theatre fulfills, whereas the cinema is empty.
- Marie Trintignant

Because there is so little room for expression otherwise,
a lot of people love cinema because they find it a
way of expressing themselves.
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf

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

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

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

Cinema is still a very young art form with extraordinary
techniques and very impressive special effects but
sometimes it seems the soul has been taken out of things.
- Catherine Deneuve

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

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

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

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

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

It took a while for me to grasp that my colleagues
believe I have made an impact on the history of cinema.
- Conrad Hall

Cinema has become a global economy, totally international.
- Lasse Hallstrom

We have a partnership deal with New Line Records,
which is part of New Line Cinema, and...
I worked on that.
- James Iha

Of course the French are making very credible movies
and it is still one of the greatest nations in terms
of world cinema but the real problem is the decay in film criticism.
- Wim Wenders

Doing cinema is not about watching yourself.
- Charlotte Rampling

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

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

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

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

From now on, I approach the cinema as a business woman.
I intend to be in more action movies because,
apart from Angelina Jolie, no other actress stands out in this genre.
- Milla Jovovich

Harrison Ford was pretty content as a carpenter who
thought it would be nice to work on TV and ended up
being the biggest film star in the history of cinema.
- Dirk Benedict

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

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

If I'm in theatre, cinema doesn't even cross my mind.
Similarly when I'm making a film, theatre doesn't cross my mind.
- John Hurt

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

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

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

Photography is truth.
The cinema is truth twenty-four times per second.
- Jean-Luc Godard

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

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 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

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

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

What I expect of a movie reviewer is that he should
love cinema as much as I do.
- Patrice Leconte

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

Music is music whether it is for the stage,
rostrum or cinema .
- Erich Wolfgang Korngold

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

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

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

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'm a huge fan of world cinema, because each country
uses cinema in a very individual way.
- Mike Figgis

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

I like cinema audiences.
I respect them, and I talk to them just like I would anybody I know.
- Roland Joffe

Is the cinema more important than life?
- Francois Truffaut

Ten Days That Shook The World, by Eisenstein,
I went to see it, and I was so impressed with this film,
so impressed with what cinema could do.
- Francis Ford Coppola


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