Alain Resnais

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It's painful, either because the people onscreen have died, or because I don't think the direction is good. There's always something.

Alain Resnais

Louvre. Before, you had to be an assistant on nine films, and you couldn't just go from making a short to a feature.

Alain Resnais

It was repugnant, but it was the only way to communicate.

Alain Resnais

That's easy to answer: I never had any special appetite for filmmaking, but you have to make a living and it is miraculous to earn a living working in film.

Alain Resnais

I never thought of becoming a director. When I was twelve, the passage from silent film to the talkies had an impact on me - I still watch silent films.

Alain Resnais

I'd even say it's a realistic film because that's the way it happens in our heads; that was the idea.

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So I used formal techniques to make the film more perceptive emotionally.

Alain Resnais

Oh, yes, that never happened to me in my life before. It was a risky film, and I warned the producer.

Alain Resnais

The heroine's memory, her affair with the German soldier, was the past, but the sound was in the present; we hear the sounds of Tokyo.

Alain Resnais

They got the idea. In life, we rarely remember a whole song; in Potter, there's often a violent contrast between the situation and the song.

Alain Resnais