Alan Parker - Quotes

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Personally I am very much against the death penalty for several reasons. ---->>>

A lot of directors prefer the solitude of the editing process, but I revel in the craziness of what a film set is. ---->>>

Period recreation is very difficult unless you make a black-and-white movie. ---->>>

Film-making is a physically hard job. ---->>>

I always argued against the auteur theory; films are a collaborative art form. I've had some fantastically good people help me make the movies. ---->>>

I've always been completely autocratic. I've never learned to be diplomatic or democratic. ---->>>

I'm a pluralist. I've always argued that as many different films as possible should be made. ---->>>

Rain is also very difficult to film, particularly in Ireland because it's quite fine, so fine that the Irish don't even acknowledge that it exists. ---->>>

The films that I do tend to polarise people's views. ---->>>

I turn on the TV sometimes, start watching something and think: 'This seems quite good, a bit familiar.' Then I realise... It's one of my movies. It's a pretty odd feeling. ---->>>

Making a film is so hard that if you don't have your main actors going along with the ride with the rest of the crew it can make your life very difficult. ---->>>

I was once described by one of my critics as an aesthetic fascist. ---->>>

A great movie evolves when everybody has the same vision in their heads. ---->>>

I'm always afraid someone's going to tap me on the shoulder one day and say, 'Back to North London.' ---->>>

Most directors have little lists in their heads of people they really want to work with. ---->>>


Nationality: British
Born: 02-14, 1944
Birthplace: Islington, London, England
Occupation: Director

Sir Alan William Parker, CBE (born 14 February 1944) is an English film director, producer and screenwriter. Parker's early career, beginning in his late teens, was spent as a copywriter and director of television advertisements. After about ten years of filming adverts, many of which won awards for creativity, he began screenwriting and directing films (wikipedia)