Joe Wright - Quotes

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Fairy tales to me are never happy, sweet stories. They're moral stories about overcoming the dark side and the bad. ---->>>

I couldn't be a cameraman or a designer or an actor - I have to be a director because I learned how to do that from my dad.

I couldn't be a cameraman or a designer or an actor - I have to be a director because I learned how to do that from my dad.

I see the job of directing as being one of creating the right atmosphere, creating an environment where people can realize their full potential. ---->>>

I think my dyslexia was a vital part of my development because my inability to read and write meant that I had to find knowledge elsewhere so I looked to the cinema. ---->>>

Most of my choices come about through some kind of intuition or instinct, and if I need to, I'll post-rationalize them, intellectually, afterwards. But generally, they come about just by feeling. ---->>>

'Pride' is my first film with a happy ending. Before, I naively thought they were a cop-out, but now I've come to believe that happy endings and wish fulfilment are an incredibly important part of our cultural life. ---->>>

I find it ironic that happy endings now are called fairytale endings because there's nothing happy about most fairytale endings. ---->>>

There's good art and there's bad art. A lot of action films are bad art, but Paul Greengrass showed us with the Bourne films that it's possible to make an action film with a political, social conscience. ---->>>

An artist needs to live to create, and to live means to suffer. ---->>>

Every time I make a film, I feel it gives me the chance to learn something new. ---->>>

I feel more in touch with the world when I'm filming. ---->>>

I like the idea of doing something outside my comfort zone. ---->>>

Generally, I've never known quite how to fit in in civilian life, but on set, making a film, I know exactly where to go, how to behave and how I fit. ---->>>

I don't make a division between an art film and commercial art. ---->>>

I wouldn't presume to know something, but I have lots to learn and that's what I attempt to do through my work. ---->>>

I've been lucky over the past few years. Things have just happened for me. ---->>>

My father was 65 when I was born so we didn't have much time together. ---->>>


Nationality: English
Born: 08-25, 1972
Birthplace: London, England
Occupation: Director

Joseph "Joe" Wright (born 25 August 1972) is an English film director known for the romance film Pride & Prejudice (2005), the romantic drama war film Atonement (2007), the action thriller Hanna (2011), and his 2012 adaptation of the classic Anna Karenina. His most recent film, Pan, is a Peter Pan origin story (wikipedia)