Quotes by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Director/Mexican).

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I think that in order to be a film director, one has to be a warrior who shouldn't be defeated by the daily onslaught of problems.
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I think the most experimental way to a film is to tell the story the traditional way, because everyone is doing the other thing.
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Too much knowledge and analysis can be paralysis.
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People talk about the pain of defeat, but I think defeat has a lot of value. I think the wound of victory can be even more damaging than defeat. Very few people really know how to win.
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I can't understand the conditions of a corporate product being designed and getting millions. I admire it, it's great, but I don't know how to do that. I have to have the wheel.
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While 'Babel' is a foreign-language film in some countries, in others, it is a local film.
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It's more enjoyable for me to know that life is finite. Knowing that, I would like to go to a party. When you get to the holidays, if you think that the holidays will be forever, you just take it for granted. But, if you know that you have just three days at the beach, you will be so happy to be there every day.
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I always have considered Michael Keaton to be a phenomenal actor because he navigates drama and comedy.
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Who cares about my opinions?
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Fear of the unknown is a great creative partner.
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Cannes or any other major festival is basically an animal in its own nature, creating very specific perceptions of films in a moment.
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I never deny a true experience in one shot.
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When I was sixteen, I was an absolutely romantic guy. I fell in love every week. I mean, I was in love with everybody, but unfortunately, nobody was in love with me.
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At a very young age, I was influenced enormously by Julio Cortazar or Carlos Fuentes. In that literature, there's always an exploration of different perspectives, points of view.
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It's harder to make real audio than special effects audio.
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I have been very lucky to have final cut in all my films; everything that is wrong in them is my fault.
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I think bad movies are made around the world, not just in Hollywood. There are as many bad art films in the whole world as there are bad commercial films.
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I have fantastic ideas.
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It's hard for me to work for somebody else. I can work with someone, but not for someone.
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I've listened to music all my life. I've always felt that music tells more stories sometimes than films, with more possibilities. Every time you listen to them, songs bring different images and moods - depending on where you are in your life, you can listen to a song, and it means something different.
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I can be unbearable sometimes asking for so many takes.
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I think I want to talk about life from the point of view of death.
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I'm scared of horses, and I don't know how to shoot them, but that's what excites me. After 40 years old, if you don't do some things that really terrify you, I don't think they're worth doing.
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I'm always surprised when some director says, 'When I saw this film, that changed my life.' I don't have that.
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Ultimately, with every film I'd done before, there was a reference. They have their own uniqueness, but there was always a precedent.
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