Peter Greenaway Quotes

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Peter Greenaway Quotes

My personal obsessions are much more interesting to me than other peoples.
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I've always been fascinated by Eisenstein.

— Peter Greenaway

I suppose I am gently cynical about notions of who we think we are, but I certainly don't hate my fellow man. I think my cinema, although it might often deal with death and decay, is highly celebratory.

— Peter Greenaway

If you never lived out your sexuality - it's a great force, and if you try to fight it, what does that create? Energy: positive and negative, self-loathing.

— Peter Greenaway

We can have our own choices in sex partners, but you cannot avoid birth and death. It's the content of all religion and art. We familiarize them and if we're more honest, we'd be far more relaxed about them.

— Peter Greenaway

American actors are coy. We all have pricks and cunts, or are you different from the rest of us?

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We have to move away from the concept of screening in cinemas. This can be achieved with the new technologies. I enjoy my films and the fact that I can include you in them as well. Cinema is only a small part of a much greater phenomenon. We transcend the barriers of culture. DVDs' image quality and longevity provide us with new prospects. They are a powerful medium. I think they were invented especially for me.

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There is visual illiteracy with text-oriented films like bloody 'Harry Potter' and 'Lord of the Rings.' ...

— Peter Greenaway

Blind eyes cannot read.

— Peter Greenaway

Churchill was a good writer but a bad historian.

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I also think that everyone has an elitist approach to his own art, a complex knowledge of it, whether he is a clockmaker or an engineer. And I think it's perfectly legitimate to make use of this knowledge because it enriches the overall texture of life.

— Peter Greenaway

I have transmitted genetic material, all I have to do between my daughters' birth and my death is to decorate my life.

— Peter Greenaway

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