30 Total Quotes

Cameron Crowe Quotes

Cameron Crowe
Life sends you angels sometimes when you're in need and, in my theory, it's usually never the people you expect to be there, ... They are often gone the people that appear with a piece of advice or something they want to give to you to help you through are generally surprising people and I wanted Kirsten's character to be that.
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#Angels

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I liked the idea of beginning our movie with death, the place most movies end,
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#Beginning

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Great music is its own movie, already. And the challenge, as a music fan, is to keep the song as powerful as it wants to be, to not tamper with it and to somehow give it a home.
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#American Director

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I think that fate has a really good sense of humor, ... We had come from Toronto where people had given us a standing ovation, and the public screening had gone really well, but then afterward you hear, well, the press -- there was a less adoring reaction.
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#Fate

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Claire literally saves his life. And to me there's no better story to tell than how someone can process a knock. A hero is someone who turns their disappointment into a greater opportunity. This woman helps him on the path.
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#Disappointment

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She loves Susan Sarandon and I know my dad (would have loved) being married to Susan Sarandon, ... Susan said she learned more about how to play the part from talking to my mom than to me.
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#Dad

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The whimsical side of my dad really comes through in this movie.
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#Dad

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Music is like the other person in this film and it's really important for Orlando's character. It leads him on his journey and is with him on his road trip,
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#Character

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I always thought I'd write about my dad, at some point, ... I didn't think it would be like this, but it arrived like this. I'd been listening to a lot of Garrison Keillor at the time. I love that simple story that ends on a grace note and you go, 'Wow, I'm just happy to be alive right now.' That was the feeling I was chasing.
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#Dad

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Tom and I have a similar sensibility and experience. You know his dad was from Kentucky where I set the film, and so was mine. That's where he died. His mom's really important in his life and so is mine,
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#Experience

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She's an old soul. You will find her to be one of the more mature 23-year-olds on the planet.
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#Mature

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I wanted to make a comment on the obsession with success and failure that we see a lot in America.
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#America

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I turned around and she kind of had some tears in her eyes.
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#Eyes

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He said people are starting to wonder about us,
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#People

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I loved her audition/work session. Her emotions were so close to the surface,
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#Audition

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Time, ... puts things in proper perspective.
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#Perspective

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It's hard to do,
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#Hard

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We used music in the film to create an environment. It made it feel like we were telling our story with a little extra -- a little extra soul.
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#Environment

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People always complain that movies are all the same and that ticket buyers are voting and saying, 'No more,'
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#Movie

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If you were on a desert island and you could only bring along five records from the past five years, what records would you bring?
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#Past

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is longer and has more soul.
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#Soul

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In the future, everybody is going to be a director. Somebody's got to live a real life so we have something to make a movie about.
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#American Director

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And I liked that whole idea that energy comes from not disseminating your ideas and talking about them.
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#American Director

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I have a desire to work with some actors I really like, so I hope to get out there soon and be back at it - maybe a little less music in the next one.
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#American Director

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It's more like can I build a group of characters and can I tell some universal truths that feel real and aren't formulaic in the spirit of filmmakers gone by who've told American stories that were personal and universal as well.
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#American Director

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People dance and we have a lot of music and... this might be the closet I get for a while.
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#American Director

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Probably having fallen in love with music and movies at a young age and then first learning about writing by kind of following the path of writers like Dave Marsh and Lester Bangs and being a rock journalist.
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#American Director

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Time puts things in proper perspective.
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#American Director

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Well all kinds of movies that you wouldn't expect that I'd want to do, both bigger scale and smaller scale than the ones I've done.
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#American Director

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Well it kind of is project to project because as a writer I think you always write to some degree about things that you know or things that happened - but my favourite filmmakers, my favourite movies of theirs tend to be the personal movies.
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#American Director