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Terrence Malick

Malick at the 1993 Viennale
Born Terrence Frederick Malick
(1943-11-30) November 30, 1943 (age 73)
Ottawa, Illinois, United States
Alma mater Harvard University
Magdalen College, Oxford
AFI Conservatory
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, producer
Years active 1969–present
Spouse(s) Jill Jakes (1970–1976)
Michèle Morette (1985–98)
Alexandra Wallace (1998–present)

I film quite a bit of footage, then edit. Changes before your eyes, things you can do and things you can't. My attitude is always 'let it keep rolling.'
Terrence Malick
I prefer working behind the camera.
Martin Sheen was extraordinary. He's a very gifted man.
When people express what is most important to them, it often comes out in cliches. That doesn't make them laughable; it's something tender about them. As though in struggling to reach what's most personal about them they could only come up with what's most public.
Terrence Malick
Nostalgia is a powerful feeling; it can drown out anything.
There's a good many pictures I'd like to make; we'll see how many I'll be allowed to make.
Terrence Malick