9 Total Quotes

David Lean Quotes

My distinguishing talent is the ability to put people under the microscope, perhaps to go one or two layers farther down than some other directors.
David Lean
#Ability #British Director

I'm first and foremost interested in the story, the characters.
David Lean
#British Director

I think people remember pictures not dialogue. That's why I like pictures.
David Lean
#British Director #Dialogue

I've just begun to dare to think I perhaps am a bit of an artist.
David Lean
#British Director

Don't make jokes about food.
David Lean
#British Director

Film is a dramatised reality and it is the director's job to make it appear real... an audience should not be conscious of technique.
David Lean
#British Director

I rather like mysteries. But I do dislike muddles.
David Lean
#British Director