‘Music without a meter is like a movie without a story.’
‘I can’t think of anything cheesier than an actor writing two memoirs.’
Says the maker of MEN & CHICKEN, ‘Every time a person is born, we need to learn everything all over again.’
Shlomi Elkabetz: ‘I’m not trying to flatter anyone but really trying to be strict and radical, and at the same time to be popular. Is it possible? I don’t know.’
The further you can bring viewers from seemingly singular and remote material to the bigger themes that feel very close to all of us, the further you can potentially enlarge their sense of the human.
Janis Crystal Lipzin, among many paying tribute: ‘I marveled at how this industrial roadway was transformed into a gliding, leaping, flowing radiance by the hand of this poet of light.’
‘I think that you’re a new country, not so much older than the cinema. We’re an old country. We have 2,000 years of living, you have 450-500 years.’
‘I love all my movies…I feel like they’re all my kids.’
Silver and Ott’s successful collaboration amusingly portrays the big egos behind low-budget films.
‘Bruce’s films created a mood, a state of mind, a meditative place that some of us found to be a revelation.’