Photography is truth. Cinema is truth twenty-four times per second.
Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.
A story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end . . . but not necessarily in that order.
To me, style is just the outside of content, and the content the inside of style, like the outside and the inside of the human body. Both go together, they can't be separated.
All you need for a movie is a girl and a gun.
A tracking shot is a moral act.
Films are the only things by which to look inside people, and that's why people are so fond of movies and why they'll never die.
I mix images and sounds like a scientist, I hope. The mystery of the scientific is the same as the mystery of the artist. So is the misery.
To be or not to be. That's not really a question.
It's not where you take things from - it's where you take them to."
Ce n'est pas une image juste, c'est juste une image. It is not a just image, it is just an image