” You do need people. You can’t live without them. We’re all interconnected in some way. “


” In the midst of global recession, in the face of uncertainty about what’s going to happen next, film looks for inspiration to real people. “


” In times of trial, for inspiration, people want to look to real people rather than to fiction. “


” You write who you are somehow. Even if you try to not to. You can’t help but write who you are. I’m just not a very cynical person. I believe in the humanity of people, whether it is just the guys in ‘The Full Monty’ or Aron Ralston. “


” I’m a documentary filmmaker by training. You got to start with the real people and the real place. “


” The poorest people are so incredibly poor, and the rich are so incredibly rich on the other side. That is a kind of fascination. “


” ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ is a fairy tale, but it starts in a place you really believe, and that came from spending two months wandering around the slums picking up stories and talking to people. “



All 7 Simon Beaufoy Quotes about People in picture


You do need people. You can
In the midst of global recession, in the face of uncertainty about what


In times of trial, for inspiration, people want to look to real people rather than to fiction.
You write who you are somehow. Even if you try to not to. You can
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The poorest people are so incredibly poor, and the rich are so incredibly rich on the other side. That is a kind of fascination.

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