7 Total Quotes

Alan Ball Quotes

I didn't want to create a world of heroes and villains. I wanted to create a world of infinite complexity and confusion, ... I just wanted to see characters try to live an authentic life in a world that's increasingly inauthentic.
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#Complexity

As long as I can sell some homes and make some money, that's what we're in business for.
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#Business

I'm so jealous of you.
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#Jealousy

[The dreamscape conversations on] Six Feet Under, ... with their own ideas about themselves and what that dead character represents in their lives.
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#Character

Nate, especially, is a character, whose overall story arc has always been inching towards full acceptance of his own mortality. And what is the final step of acceptance of one's mortality? It's death.
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#Acceptance

I wanted to create an atmosphere that kind of forced people to grieve and go through the process of grieving,
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#People

It's a twisted little look at cultural imperialism as refracted through a relationship between a trust-fund stoner and a male prostitute, ... It's really fun.
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#Trust