” Maori get pigeonholed into the idea they’re spiritual and telling stories like ‘Whale Rider’ and ‘Once Were Warriors,’ quite serious stuff, but we’re pretty funny people, and we never really have had an opportunity to show that side of ourselves, the clumsy, nerdy side of ourselves, which is something I am. “


” Nothing could be more restrictive than working with people in advertising. “


” I’ve been on a lot of film sets, and I’ve always promised myself I wouldn’t create a set where people dread coming to work. “


” Indigenous people in films, it’s all, like, nose flutes and panpipes and, you know, people talking to ghosts… which I hate. “


” My world is not spectacle and explosion. It’s two people talking. “



All 5 Taika Waititi Quotes about People in picture


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