Richard Linklater - Quotes

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No one is asking what happened to all the homeless. No one cares, because it's easier to get on the subway and not be accosted. ---->>>

I always sensed instinctively from the earliest age that I was being lied to. ---->>>

It's disappointing to see films become pure entertainment, so that it's not an art form. ---->>>

Before Sunrise did very well internationally. It made as much in Italy and Korea as it did here. ---->>>

Hollywood has a way of sucking the world's talent to it. ---->>>

Well, you have to keep your faith in the fact that there are a lot of intelligent people who are actively looking for something interesting, people who have been disappointed so many times.

Well, you have to keep your faith in the fact that there are a lot of intelligent people who are actively looking for something interesting, people who have been disappointed so many times.

Filmmakers are going to make films, just like painters are going to paint. ---->>>

I think I got really lucky with Slacker. That was a film that probably shouldn't have been seen. ---->>>

I worked offshore as an oil worker for a couple of years. ---->>>

I've always been most interested in the politics of everyday life: your relation to whatever you're doing, or what your ambitions are, where you live, where you find yourself in the social hierarchy.

I've always been most interested in the politics of everyday life: your relation to whatever you're doing, or what your ambitions are, where you live, where you find yourself in the social hierarchy.

Whatever story you want to tell, tell it at the right size. ---->>>

I think you get in trouble if you make experimental big studio films. ---->>>

I do find myself at the moment, due to the success of School of Rock, to be on people's radar a little. ---->>>

I've always liked the minds of criminals, they seem similar to artists. ---->>>

I've never been a guy who had more than a toe in Hollywood anyway, so my toe is more easily lopped off than most. ---->>>

It's luck that one thing works out and one doesn't, it's sort of happenstance.

It's luck that one thing works out and one doesn't, it's sort of happenstance.

The truth will only be told over a career.

The truth will only be told over a career.

The worst thing is that you used to be able to show interesting films on campuses. Those places are all gone. ---->>>

I did The Newton Boys and during the whole process of making the film, I may have spent a week in Los Angeles. ---->>>

Everyone is encouraged to see their lives, the world through the eyes of the rich. ---->>>

Yes, but Hollywood is the strangest place in that they'll torpedo their own film to prove an emotional point. ---->>>

I lost a year or two in there, trying to get films financed that I didn't know would never get financing. ---->>>

I want to make a film about a factory worker. ---->>>

Something about Texas I'm not proud of is that our state murdered 37 people last year alone. ---->>>

I think there are more films being made, but there are probably less outlets for them and distributors. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-30, 1960
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, U.S.
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Occupation: Director

Richard Stuart Linklater (; born July 30, 1960) is an American filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor. Linklater is mostly known for his realistic and natural humanist films which mainly revolve around suburban culture and the effects of the passage of time. Some notable films of his include the observational comedy film Slacker (1991), the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused (1993), the romantic drama film trilogy Before Sunrise (1995), Before Sunset (2004), and Before Midnight (2013); the music-themed comedy School of Rock (2003), and the rotoscope animated Waking Life (2001) and A Scanner Darkly (2006) (wikipedia)