Paul Schrader Quote

Movies are about people who do things. The number one fantasy of the cinema is that we can do something – we are relatively impotent in our own lives so we go to movies to watch people who are in control of their lives.


Interview in Schrader on Schrader (1990)

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Movies are about people who do things. The number one fantasy of the cinema is that we can do something – we are relatively impotent in our own...

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Movies are about people who do things. The number one fantasy of the cinema is that we can do something – we are relatively impotent in our own...

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Movies are about people who do things. The number one fantasy of the cinema is that we can do something – we are relatively impotent in our own...

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Movies are about people who do things. The number one fantasy of the cinema is that we can do something – we are relatively impotent in our own...