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Yasujiro Ozu (Director) "The Master"

22 films

I can make fried tofu, boiled tofu, stuffed tofu. Cutlets and other fancy stuff, that's for other directors.

Its hard…

  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Killer's Kiss
  • The Killing
  • Paths of Glory
  • Spartacus

Stanley Kubrick (Director)

12 films

The truth of a thing is in the feel of it, not in the think of it.

The test of…

  • Opening Night
  • The Killing of a Chinese Bookie
  • Love Streams
  • A Woman Under the Influence
  • Shadows

John Cassavetes (Director)

10 films

Filmmaking is exploring. Why would I want to make a film about something I already understand?

  • Vertigo
  • The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog
  • Easy Virtue
  • Blackmail
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much

Alfred Hitchcock (Director/Writer)

39 films

There is something more important than logic: imagination

  • Wings of Desire
  • Alice in the Cities
  • Kings of the Road
  • The American Friend
  • Lightning Over Water

Wim Wenders (Director)

26 films

The more opinions you have, the less you see.

  • That Cold Day in the Park
  • M*A*S*H
  • Brewster McCloud
  • McCabe & Mrs. Miller
  • Images

Robert Altman (Director)

33 films

Words don't tell you what people are thinking. Rarely do we use words to really tell. We use words to…

  • The Color of Money
  • Who's That Knocking at My Door
  • Boxcar Bertha
  • Mean Streets
  • Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Martin Scorsese (Director)

31 films

Every scene is a lesson. Every shot is a school. Let the learning continue.

  • The River
  • La Chienne
  • A Day in the Country
  • Boudu Saved from Drowning
  • Madame Bovary

Jean Renoir (Director)

20 films

To the question, ‘Is the cinema an art?’ my answer is, ‘what does it matter?’... You can make films or…

  • The Life of Oharu
  • Ugetsu
  • The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum
  • Sansho the Bailiff
  • Osaka Elegy

Kenji Mizoguchi (Director)

16 films

You must put the odor of the human body into images describe for me the implacable, the egoistic, the sensual,…

  • The Ninth Gate
  • Knife in the Water
  • Repulsion
  • Cul-de-sac
  • The Fearless Vampire Killers

Roman Polanski (Director)

20 films

I never made a film which fully satisfied me.

  • The Hit
  • Gumshoe
  • Three Men in a Boat
  • Bloody Kids
  • Walter

Stephen Frears (Director)

26 films

To be successful at anything, you need the right to fail, not just occasionally.

  • Crash
  • Shivers
  • Rabid
  • The Brood
  • Scanners

David Cronenberg (Director)

18 films

As a filmmaker, I ask questions but don't have answers. Moviemaking is a philosophical exploration. I invite the audience to…