Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's.
France is a place where the money falls apart in your hands but you can't tear the toilet paper.
France is the country where the money falls apart and you can't tear the toilet paper.
Don't be too clever for an audience. Make it obvious. Make the subtleties obvious also.
My Aunt Minnie would always be punctual and never hold up production, but who would pay to see my Aunt Minnie?
A director must be a policeman, a midwife, a psychoanalyst, a sycophant and a bastard.