Malik Bendjelloul - Quotes

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I don't think 'Sugar Man' is a music doc any more than 'The Social Network' is about computers. It just happens to have the best soundtrack ever. ---->>>

Success is not only one thing. It's not only having a nice house in Beverly Hills and driving a nice Mercedes. ---->>>

The kids growing up in the apartheid era were so restricted and angry - if they spoke out against it, they were thrown in jail. ---->>>

I think music docs could turn off some people. ---->>>

If you're an artist, you're an artist; that's the only way I can explain it. ---->>>

Most music careers slowly but surely go down. ---->>>

My specialty is two things: music or really strange stories. ---->>>

The perfect story is one you can retell in three minutes, and every single sentence is interesting. ---->>>

There are a few really fantastic stories left, and that kind of gives you some inspiration to find even new ones. ---->>>

There's nowhere like Detroit; it's a modern necropolis: all these art deco masterpieces crumbling away. ---->>>

Travel is wonderful. Everyone thinks it's wonderful. ---->>>

You don't need money to be free. You can just say if you don't need stuff, you're always free. ---->>>

I don't like music docs, usually. There's nothing to really say. What can you say about music? Normally, you can't say too much. There are a few really good ones, but the majorities are boring, I think. ---->>>

I love music. I think it's a higher art form, in a way, than movies. You know, a film you see once, maybe twice. A song will follow you forever. It's a magical thing. ---->>>

I quit my job. I bought myself a real cheap, like, around-the-world flight ticket, and I went to 16 countries for six months just backpacking, living in cheap hostels, looking for stories with a camera and my ex-girlfriend. ---->>>

I was working for a Swedish TV show - I'm Swedish - who basically did kind of spectacular stories. It was almost like CBS '60 Minutes,' but a Swedish version where we actually did travel quite a lot. After a while, I realized that travel is the most fun part of this, so why not do it for a longer time and just go off and explore? ---->>>


Nationality: Swedish
Born: 09-14, 1977
Birthplace: Ystad, Skåne, Sweden
Die: 05-13, 2014
Occupation: Director

Malik Bendjelloul (Arabic: مالك بن جلول‎‎; 14 September 1977 – 13 May 2014) was a Swedish documentary filmmaker, journalist and former child actor. He directed the 2012 documentary Searching for Sugar Man, which won an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award.(wikipedia)