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Alfonso Cuaron Quotes

There are fewer established rules in the way you tell a story for commercials than in features. Its a great little short story you get to play with.
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'Y Tu Mama Tambien' is one of the first unrated movies to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. But many video stores won't take a movie that's not rated, so I had to make the movie an R.

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I believe that human beings are born first and given passports later. I'm really thankful for my journey. And it's a journey I didn't design.

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I think it is something that is so important, to be very aware of the direction in which the 21st century is going with all this blind faith in democracy. And by the way, I am not against democracy - I am against the blind faith that is being put in democracy.

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I guess I have a short attention span! I'm interested in new worlds, new universes, new challenges.

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I have this thing that, once I finish a movie, I never see it again.

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The only reason you make a movie is not to make or set out to do a good or a bad movie, it's just to see what you learn for the next one.

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I knew early on that I was a nerd and that films were my refuge. Those first few minutes before the lights went off, and you're alone in the theater waiting, were really pleasurable.

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The two real leads in 'Children of Men' are Clive Owen and the social environment. You know, this same movie without the social environment maybe is just like a generic chase movie.

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Style is just an impression. Style itself is hollow. Style, its ok style as long as it is part of a language. Style for style itself is just something very hollow.

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I really believe there is the possibility of something great that can happen in the right hands.

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The long takes process doesn't allow for that many takes. In the past I have shot over 50 takes of different shots. Sometimes you end up using take 64, sometimes take four.

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As a director, you're only as good as your collaborators. You surround with collaborators that are going to understand what you're trying to do. Not only that, they're going to push and fight for what you're trying to do.

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