” I don’t know what directing actors is all about apart from just casting well and then shaping their performances a bit, you know. “


” Art is not journalism. In art, you don’t make it to convey a message. “


” I grew up in a secular environment, you know, in the ’60s and ’70s. My mother’s family was Catholic, but you know, just very kind of conventionally Catholic. You know, nothing – there was nothing, you know, extreme about their version of religion. And my father was a free spirit, you know? He had no time for religion at all. “


” I think – you know, the big trauma in my life, personally, was the fact that at 14, I was taken out of Poland unwittingly because my parents were divorced. Left the country – my mother left for England with her new husband. I wasn’t even aware that she’d married him. “


” Strangely, you know, my parents, who left Poland separately and, you know, divorced, ended up marrying other people. But then they met again abroad, and they got together again. “


” One of my favorite writers is Chekhov. I love his attitude toward the world. Just accept things for what they are. Don’t judge. Be moral as you tell your story, but have no moral at the end. Just look at it. “



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Strangely, you know, my parents, who left Poland separately and, you know, divorced, ended up marrying other people. But then they met again abroad, and they got together again.
One of my favorite writers is Chekhov. I love his attitude toward the world. Just accept things for what they are. Don
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