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A couple of journalists have actually said to me, God, we're just so harsh on you. After three or four years, we decide that we like it a lot.
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Conventionally, one looks at history as something of the past. But after Einstein, who knows what is in the past and what is in the present?
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Even if we don't know it or aren't aware of it, politics and philosophy are really what make our up lives.
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Eventually, the tribe developed so much confidence in me that they invited me to be their chieftain.
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Good directing is about getting the performance to be just what's right for the movie.
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I began to feel that, in a sense, we were all prisoners of our own history.
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I cannot forget a conversation that I had with an elderly couple from the tribe. They asked me whether I would kill them after I had finished. When I asked them why they asked that, they replied, Because you white men always do!
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I don't really say much about reviewers. It's a very tough job to get all of the depth of a movie all at once.
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I like cinema audiences. I respect them, and I talk to them just like I would anybody I know.
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I like DVDs so much - it's such a better format than VHS.
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I simply wanted to state that during this little slice of history, this is what happened and these were the good sides of it, these were the more dangerous sides of it, and this was the result.
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I think a film should have a gestation period of at least two or three years.
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I think that will be a lot of fun for audiences to get the same stream of consciousness that was going through my head at the time. It was very exciting to suddenly recall what I was feeling at the time.
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I think the job of movie reviewing can be really tough. If a film has layers that need to be thought about, it's easy to get missed the first time around.
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I try to address my audiences intelligently. The man in the street counts, but sometimes he forgets that he counts.
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I'm not a very serious person. You know how they say that clowns are very funny in public and are really sad at home? I'm really kind of stupid at home and more serious in public.
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I've never wanted to do something where I'd berate the audience.
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If the movie's well made and it's about things that count, people will ultimately see the depth in it.
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If you do this as a war story it will be soon forgotten. If you do it as a love story, the film will go on forever.
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If you spend a whole afternoon just eating popcorn and watching football, there's absolutely nothing wrong with that. But if that's all you do, you get swept along with the tide, without any idea of where you're going.
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In India, one has to plan according to the monsoons.
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Indian culture certainly gives the Indian mind, including the mind of the Indian scientist, the ability to think out of the box.
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It's hard to blame someone because they simply don't have time.
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Making the City Of Joy gave me the best political education of my life. It became a wrestling match between an Englishman who had gradually ceased to be a Marxist, and a culture that was becoming more Marxist by the day.
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Much of Indian science seems intuitive and not bound by the rigid thinking of classical scientists.
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Music is a very integral part of the film, but it will not be as full of music as a Bollywood film.
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Never have I thought that I'm just gonna do this little bit of fluff and not really care and just try to make some money.
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Sitting down to a meal with an Indian family is different from sitting down to a meal with a British family.
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The actor is concerned with his own bit of it, but the director's somehow trying to work the whole thing into a much bigger picture. It's like conducting an orchestra.
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The British fought against the Marathas and lost. For the first time, the death of a British officer was marked by a religious ceremony.
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The Guarani wanted to keep their musical instruments. There was something so beautiful about what human beings can share.
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The history of the white man in India really jumped up and bit me in the neck.
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The Scarlet Letter, if you want to criticize the film, you should criticize Nathaniel Hawthorne for not putting Indians in there.
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There is a truly great tradition of moviemaking here in India. I cannot give you a critique of the Indian movie business, though!
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They suggested I should introduce an element of reincarnation in the story. At first, I thought that was silly. But then, this whole time dimension began to fascinate me.
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Very good coaches for ski jumpers stand at the top of the slope and watch the jumpers prepare, rather than standing at the bottom and watching them land.
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What are the Iraqi's going to make out of this whole thing? What do we cherish? What do we care for? What do we want our lives to mean?
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When you look at our world, the truth is that we're all under the influence of politics.
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