20 January 1920|
|Died||31 October 1993
|Cause of death||Stroke|
|Occupation||Film director and screenwriter|
La Strada (1954)
No critic writing about a film could say more than the film itself, although they do their best to make us think the oppposite.
God may not play dice but he enjoys a good round of Trivial Pursuit every now and again.
A good opening and a good ending make for a good film provide they come close together.
A created thing is never invented and it is never true: it is always and ever itself.
I think television has betrayed the meaning of democratic speech, adding visual chaos to the confusion of voices. What role does silence have in all this noise?
Nietzsche claimed that his genius was in his nostrils and I think that is a very excellent place for it to be.
Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole, it would be about me.
Hype is the awkward and desperate attempt to convince journalists that what you've made is worth the misery of having to review it.
Realism is a bad word. In a sense everything is realistic. I see no line between the imaginary and the real.