” You can be a smarty-pants director, but that won’t matter if the movie doesn’t work emotionally as well as intellectually. “


” Making a film is so scary, and there’s such a kind of void that you’re working from initially. I mean, you can have all the ideas and be as prepared as possible, but you’re also still bringing people together and saying, ‘Trust me,’ even when you don’t necessarily trust every element. “


” You always feel like rock critics are frustrated musicians. I envy musicians their ability to live their art and share it with an audience, in the moment. “


” It’s very funny because every time I make a movie, and I’ve heard this re-echoed by other filmmakers and actors I have worked with, you kind of feel like you’re naked again. You have to figure it all out from scratch, as if you had never done it before. “


” When you’re shooting concert scenes in films, we try to bring in, where appropriate, as much of a sense of live performance as possible. “


” You’ll see in ‘Carol’ a lot of shots shot through windows, glass and awnings, with interruptions between where we are and where our object is. To me, I hope that that conjures the whole act of looking as a predicament, as something that is never easy and never completely attainable. “


” I always learn a lot when I do so. You know, when you step out of your comfort zone and even your cynical zone, and open yourself up to what other people might experience and why they do so. “



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I always learn a lot when I do so. You know, when you step out of your comfort zone and even your cynical zone, and open yourself up to what other people might experience and why they do so.
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