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Whenever I get fed up with life I love to go wandering in nature.

Whenever I get fed up with life I love to go wandering in nature.

As long as you keep your budgets small, there's a way of making films. ---->>>

I always think that if you look at anyone in detail, you will have empathy for them because you recognize them as a human being, no matter what they've done. ---->>>

I'm sure most of us remember being a kid and you have all of this endless time where two weeks before Christmas feels like ten years. I used to go to bed to try and go to sleep to try and make it go faster.

I'm sure most of us remember being a kid and you have all of this endless time where two weeks before Christmas feels like ten years. I used to go to bed to try and go to sleep to try and make it go faster.

I grew up in a working-class family, so I guess you could say I write from what I know.

I grew up in a working-class family, so I guess you could say I write from what I know.

People ask, 'Are your things autobiographical?,' and I think, no, they're not autobiographical directly, but of course my life has informed my work. ---->>>

I love insects. They are amazing.

I love insects. They are amazing.

I was a freestyle dancer; I wasn't trained. ---->>>

I work best when there is adversity: I seem to get calmer the more the fur is flying. ---->>>

I don't think you can question your instinct; you should always trust it.

I don't think you can question your instinct; you should always trust it.

I am obsessed with why people turn out the way they are. ---->>>

Dramatically, I like darkness, I like conflict - but I don't see the world as defined by them. ---->>>

Every time I start a film I feel like I'm starting the first time, ever. ---->>>

For me, making films is about trying to work something out by myself in quite a lonely way. I find the whole thing very lonely really. ---->>>

I always get quite close to my script because I work quite hard on them. ---->>>

I can't remember why or how I started writing, but I think it was always a way of making sense of the world. ---->>>

I don't read reviews. ---->>>

I don't think estates are grim places. ---->>>

I don't want to think too much about me. ---->>>

I find it kind of weird that directors want to put themselves in their films. ---->>>

I hear filmmakers saying, 'I wanted to make to make a film about this issue, or this theme,' but I never start like that. ---->>>

I never write with an actor in mind - never. ---->>>

I try and be truthful. ---->>>

I want to try and be instinctive as a writer and director. ---->>>

I was 18 when I got my first TV job. ---->>>

I was never that comfortable in front of the camera, it always terrified me. ---->>>

I wonder whether my bleak-o-meter is set differently from other people's. ---->>>

I'm fascinated with what an audience will take away from an image. ---->>>

I'm lucky. ---->>>

I'm much happier behind the camera. ---->>>

I've got no education. ---->>>

I've not used a score in any of my films so far. ---->>>

Obviously when you cast someone who hasn't acted before it can be a massive opportunity for them. ---->>>

Sometimes when you're going fast, your instincts can be very useful. ---->>>

Usually, I make such small-budget films that I can't afford to buy weather. ---->>>

We're all quite vulnerable human beings really. ---->>>

You learn on every film so much. ---->>>

A lot of people have something to say about 'Wuthering Heights,' but nobody quite nails it. ---->>>

Films are all about decisions, and that's what I love. ---->>>

I deliberately never read about films before I see them. ---->>>

I do believe some people can naturally act and don't know it. ---->>>

I don't feel very revengeful in life at all. ---->>>

I just like doing things from my own head. ---->>>

I normally go with the flow. ---->>>

Once I've finished a film I just want to get on and make another one. ---->>>

I definitely feel sorry more people don't get to see my films. They aren't inaccessible, and if people got the chance to see them, I know they'd like them. ---->>>

My films don't give you an easy ride. I can see that. The sense I get is that people have quite a physical experience with them. They feel afterwards that they've really been through something. ---->>>

With a lot of films, people are sitting on the outside looking in, but I want the audience to get a bit more intimately involved with what's going on, so that they maybe can experience it a little bit more intensely. ---->>>

Interestingly, I never thought I'd do an adaptation. I've also been quite against them. I think trying to translate one medium to another is wrong. I never really felt that books fitted into film. Generally people are disappointed, aren't they? ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: 04-05, 1961
Birthplace: Dartford, Kent, England
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Occupation: Actress
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Andrea Arnold, OBE (born 5 April 1961) is an English filmmaker and former actress. She won an Academy Award for her short film Wasp in 2005 and has since made the leap to feature films and television, including Red Road, Fish Tank and American Honey, all of which have won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival (wikipedia)