11 Total Quotes

Paul Greengrass Quotes

There is a great debate going on on where we are going in the post-9/11 world. This is part of the process of filmmakers saying, 'We would like to join that conversation'.
Paul Greengrass
#Debate

I think it's a very rich time for films that are socially and politically aware. Hollywood has got an admirable history of making films about how the world is: think of Vietnam and McCarthyism. I don't think this is any different.
Paul Greengrass
#Hollywood

They'll see it's been made in a responsible fashion — by serious people. And I hope they will see it's making a contribution to a very necessary debate.
Paul Greengrass
#Fashion

The events of 9/11 had a massive effect on me, like everyone, and I wanted to use my position as a filmmaker to contribute something so they are not casually forgotten. By honoring the families who lost those they loved, I hope we can ensure that their sacrifice is remembered and hopefully seek wisdom in the future.
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#Events

Why are people saying it's too soon? Like the people on that flight, we need to agree about what to do about terrorism. And I think we need to have that conversation now.
Paul Greengrass
#Quotes

Remembering is painful, it's difficult, but it can be inspiring and it can give wisdom.
Paul Greengrass
#Quotes #Wisdom

In the end, it's acting, it's not real. But every director will tell you that you have to create conditions that create tension, because tension is what makes drama feel real.
Paul Greengrass
#Quotes

I wanted to make it feel real, like you were there, so you would understand the pressures people faced inside the air-traffic control rooms, inside the military command center, inside that airplane.
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#People

The people who went on that airplane were unexceptional.
Paul Greengrass
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