58 Total Quotes

Polish Director Quotes

Of course I'd like to get beyond the concrete. But it's really difficult. Very difficult.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Polish Director

In believing too much in rationality, our contemporaries have lost something.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Polish Director

To tell you the truth, in my work, love is always in opposition to the elements. It creates dilemmas. It brings in suffering. We can't live with it, and we can't live without it. You'll rarely find a happy ending in my work.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Polish Director

Maybe it is worth investigating the unknown, if only because the very feeling of not knowing is a painful one.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Polish Director

We're always looking at this love through the eyes of the person who is suffering because of this love.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Polish Director

The television industry doesn't like to see the compexity of the world. It prefers simple reporting, with simple ideas: this is white, that's black; this is good, that's bad.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Polish Director

There are mysteries, secret zones in each individual.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Polish Director

In real life, there are names that surprise us because they don't seem to suit the person at all.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Polish Director

Do people really want liberty, equality, fraternity? Is it not some manner of speaking?
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Polish Director

I have no problem being with people of different nationalities.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Polish Director

Someone knocks at the door of an apartment to borrow salt or sugar, people run into each other in the elevator, and in this way become inscribed in the spectator's memory.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Polish Director

But I think Barry Sonnenfeld let his ego go out of control. He told me in a meeting that he had to do something to make it his film.
Robert Conrad
#Polish Director

I'm disappointed. I don't care about Will Smith, I don't want to.
Robert Conrad
#Polish Director

I'm satisfied it's very black, meaning 'in the black'.
Robert Conrad
#Polish Director

It was just so elaborate and so luxurious. We had every gadget imaginable. You know, I had the little gun that came out, and I had the little gun in the heel of the shoe.
Robert Conrad
#Polish Director

It's so much sexier to be subtle, to maybe have tight pants and take your shirt off and see these beautiful women on the train every week.
Robert Conrad
#Polish Director

Oh, that character was light years away from me. I'm not debonair. I'm not suave. I did wear tight pants, though, because I found out that it worked.
Robert Conrad
#Polish Director

There's a gray area there that I'm satisfied is not gray.
Robert Conrad
#Polish Director

Well, Barry, it's your film. So if it rises or falls, you're the man.
Robert Conrad
#Polish Director

Will Smith is young, he's cool and my kids have his CDs.
Robert Conrad
#Polish Director

You know, this whole thing about Ricky Martin, and how successful that young man is. He's 27, I was 29.
Robert Conrad
#Polish Director

You name it, we had it. It won't happen again. You're not going to duplicate this show.
Robert Conrad
#Polish Director

For me optimism is two lovers walking into the sunset arm in arm. Or maybe into the sunrise - whatever appeals to you.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Polish Director

The films should be influenced by the individual commandments to the same degree that the commandments influence our daily lives.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Polish Director

A novelty in Polish filmmaking was that it was possible to find funds for a big production. However, at the same time, the state budget committed less and less money to filmmaking.
Andrzej Wajda
#Polish Director

Also a great part of Polish industry proved to have existed only to support the Soviet military industry, and it became superfluous and incapable of being transformed into anything else. We did not foresee that or the magnitude of these phenomena.
Andrzej Wajda
#Polish Director

As I said earlier, there are no writers who could create a literary vision of the new reality.
Andrzej Wajda
#Polish Director

At the same time, television theatre became more visibly active.
Andrzej Wajda
#Polish Director

By dint of that concern and because that society was willing to examine its particular reality, Solidarity could come into existence.
Andrzej Wajda
#Polish Director

Cinemas gained new young audiences who wanted films made for them.
Andrzej Wajda
#Polish Director