I mean simply to say that I want my characters to suggest the background in themselves, even when it is not visible. I want them to be so powerfully realized that we cannot imagine them apart from their physical and social context even when we see them in empty space.
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Normally, however, I try to avoid repetitions of any shot.
A scene has to have a rhythm of its own, a structure of its own.
I began taking liberties a long time ago; now it is standard practice for most directors to ignore the rules.
I meant exactly what I said: that we are saddled with a culture that hasn't advanced as far as science.
All the characters in my films are fighting these problems, needing freedom, trying to find a way to cut themselves loose, but failing to rid themselves of conscience, a sense of sin, the whole bag of tricks.
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See me safe up: for in my coming down, I can shift for myself.
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