The essence of cinema is editing. It's the combination of what can be extraordinary images of people during emotional moments, or images in a general sense, put together in a kind of alchemy.
I have more of a vivid imagination than I have talent. I cook up ideas. It's just a characteristic.
We had access to too much money, too much equipment, and little by little, we went insane.
To make great movies, there is an element of risk. You have to say, 'Well, I am going to make this film, and it is not really a sure thing.'
As long as I can make lots of money in other businesses, I'll continue to subsidize my own work.
Some critics are stimulating in that they make you realise how you could do better, and those are valued.