The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
If it's a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.
Someone once told me that every minute a murder occurs, so I don't want to waste your time, I know you want to go back to work.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, 'It's in the script.' If he says, 'But what's my motivation?, ' I say, 'Your salary.'"